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Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves

Happy Women’s History month! As a woman in a STEM field, I get asked a lot about the challenges I faced getting my Ph.D. in physics and working in a very nearly all-male environment.  It’s kind of funny, because, honestly I’ve never really felt as…

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. …

Shine On…Shine on…Hunter’s Moon?

So most folks are aware that the Full Moon of September is generally called the Harvest Moon.  This name comes from the idea that in September, the light of the Full Moon was useful to early farmers who needed to make sure all the crops…

Walking on the Moon

It’s hard to believe it’s been 50 years.  Fifty years since a man first placed his foot on the surface of a world that was not the Earth. On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took some amazing small steps and made some…