Some Things You Didn’t Know About The Moon
Did you see the lunar eclipse the other night? A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon and Earth’s shadow moves across the surface of the Moon. It can only happen when the Sun, Earth and Moon are aligned in nearly a straight line, and it can only hap…
Today Is Once In A Blue Moon
It’s a pretty rare event. It happens only once every three years or so. The last one was in December, 2009. The next one is in July, 2015. A full moon at 1:58 this afternoon becomes the second full moon this month. The second full moon in a month is called a blue moon.
Full Moon Over Wyoming County [Photos]
With the full moon on the rise on Saturday, I decided to share some of the amazing pictures I was able to take over my girlfriend's family farm. The colors of the moon made for some perfect shots!
Dale’s Daily Data: Supermoon
It has a technical name that’s way too hard to pronounce, but it’s come to be known as a "supermoon,"   It’s a natural event when the moon gets closer to the Earth than its average distance.  It happens about six times a year.  But tomorrow night the moon will make its closest approach to …
Dale’s Daily Data: First Liquid-Fueled Rocket
After reading Orson Welles’s science fiction novel “War of the Worlds” he became fascinated with the idea of space travel.  When he was a college physics student he began building rockets powered by gunpowder and eventually as a college professor he m…