Astronomy

Talking Astronomy with my Friend in Nairobi, Kenya

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[10:55:03 AM] Peter Bakke: Still rainy there? [10:55:35 AM] Brighton : Yes, this is normally a wet month till August [10:55:47 AM] Peter Bakke: Send some my way haha [10:55:50 AM] Brighton : It will be raining every day [10:57:28 AM] Peter Bakke: Question: based on my knowledge of astronomy, when you look at the […]

Astronomy

Equinox mix up at New York Times

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Letter to Editor, New York Times: In your beautifully written New York Times article about the vernal equinox, entitled “The Tilted Earth at Its ‘Equal Night of Spring’,” author Natalie Angier is incorrect when she makes the following observation: “Twice a year …. If you could imagine being on the Sun and looking out toward […]