Tag: observation

sky nuggets

A few days ago some late afternoon clouds rolled in, the winds picked up, and then stuff started falling out of the sky really violently. It was a big thunderstorm with hail. The first thing I noticed after the storm passed is how these little chunks of ice stayed on the ground, but they disappeared…

looking up and beyond

As the weather gets nicer, it’s not only great for going out in the day, but also for going outside at night. There’s a lot of great science happening both during light and dark hours. In fact, observing dark skies is a scientific study all by itself! Sometimes we take it for granted, but the…