Archives for August 24, 2009

A Question of Why: The Analemma

I’m trying something new here: I’m going to give you a little bit of information and a teaser, and we’ll see — in the comments section — whether any of you can figure it out. Imagine that you went outside, each and every day at the same time, and mapped the position of the Sun.…

Carnival of Space #117 is Live

Once a week, all the top astronomy/space writers from around the net get together — thanks to Fraser Cain at Universe Today — and contribute their top stories to the Carnival of Space. This week, Mike Simonsen of Simostronomy hosts, and brings together some great stories in this week’s Carnival of Space. Go and check…