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I Like to Move It!

Hello friends!  If you’re anything like me, the novelty has definitely worn off staying at home.  I know it certainly has for my high school age daughter.  School (such as it was) is now over for her…and boredom is creeping in.  And life has become…

The Circle of Life

Pi is a very surprising thing. Pie can also be very surprising.  In fact, surprise pie has long been a staple of physical comedy.  But right now I want to focus on this kind of pi: π Pi is the number you get if you…

Bad Moon Rising

Actually, there’s nothing bad about the Moon…but it’s always a good day when you can reference a CCR song. In fact, if you can join us for our monthly stargazing and laser light night this Saturday, we’ll show you something pretty cool about the Moon. …

The Times They are A-Changin’…

Hey there!  Recovered from the time change yet? It’s always a bit weird when we “Fall Back” or “Spring Ahead.”  Suddenly things you did in daylight happen in the dark…and things you did in the dark are now happening after sunrise!  I could write volumes…

See You in September

Ah…September.  Fall is arriving…the weather is cooling off…everyone is excited to be getting back into the school year routine… Okay, I get it.  Only on television is September actually cool…here in Virginia it’s still plenty humid and sticky.  And back to school is only a…

It’s Too Late

Well, actually, it’s too early. Sometimes the best observing is done way earlier in the morning than most astronomers would like to be awake.  Unless we’ve stayed up all night…we have been known to do that. If you’re an early (and I do mean early!)…