Archives for December 17, 2010

Celebrate This Winter Solstice Like No Other!

“The moon is eclipsed through the interposition of the earth… Anaxagoras was the first to set out distinctly the facts about eclipses and illuminations.” -Euripides, in Hippolytus, 431 B.C. As we all know, the Earth revolves around the Sun while it rotates on its axis. The rotation causes day-and-night every 24 hours, while the revolution…