It’s Globe at Night time again! This is a great homework activity for teachers to assign their students. It’s easy to complete, gets them outside looking up at the night sky and provides valuable data that will be put to good use. it runs tonight through March 6.
PDF files on the website (in multiple languages) show how it’s done. Simply find Orion and pick the image that looks the closest to what you are seeing with your naked eye and report your findings via the web.
Is the President trying to find the United States Manned Spaceflight Program? At any rate, President Obama travels to KSC today for a tour and will make remarks about plans for NASA Human Spaceflight in a post shuttle world at 2:45 today. The press is calling it a “bold new course”, we shall see. Politics and science make such strange bedfellows.
for science educators, outreach volunteers, amateur astronomers, or maybe just me