The Shape of Night

Tomorrow night (September 27-28) we will have a total lunar eclipse beginning around 9:07 and lasting until 12: 27.  This event will be safe to watch without any special equipment. This eclipse is the final in a series of 4 total lunar eclipses half-year apart. Our minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro has asked … More The Shape of Night

Making Comets for HPUniverse Day

What a fantastic time we had Friday night at the 2015 edition of HPUniverse Day.  Sponsored by High Point University’s Department of Physics, we open Congdon Hall, our science classrooms building, for adults and children of all ages,  Many science demonstrations and activities were provided, and this was my second year of “cooking” comets. With … More Making Comets for HPUniverse Day