The Great American Eclipse of 2017

The Great American Eclipse of 2017

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 I’m continuing the topic of the upcoming solar eclipse known as the Great American Eclipse. The states the eclipse will traverse are, in order: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee,...
The Total Solar Eclipse of 1919

The Total Solar Eclipse of 1919

The Total Solar Eclipse of 1919 The Total Solar Eclipse of 1919  Today I want to explain how the total solar eclipse in 1919 made Albert Einstein a celebrity. To do that, I must refer to his General Theory of Relativity. And I simply cannot grasp it. I was taught it,...
Astronomy: Lost and Found

Astronomy: Lost and Found

Astronomy: Lost and Found Astronomy is by far the oldest science. Adam and Eve certainly marked off their days by the rising and setting sun, and marked their months by the moon’s phases. They watched the star patterns come and go with the seasons. And about one...