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BOYAJIAN’S STAR The Mystery Continues

- 1 June 2017

If you look into the water and see a dark shadow do you think it is a fish? If it is large, do you think it may be a shark? It is hard to tell from shadow what lies below the surface of the water. Scientists are trying to discover what is passing in front of the Boyajian Star. Read on to learn more about this great mystery.

Traveling Light Speed

- 26 May 2017

How fast have you traveled? Were you in a car or an airplane? How long would it take to travel to the moon if you flew as fast as the speed of light? Read on to learn more about traveling at the speed of light.

Ancient Mayan Astronomers

- 19 May 2017

How do you know what the weather will be tomorrow? Do you know the last frost date for your area? Ancient civilizations studied the universe and calculated planting and harvesting seasons based on their observations. Read on to learn about the ancient Mayan astronomers.

Navigation Devices of Ancient Mariners

- 19 May 2017

Do you own a map? Most people these days have a phone that helps them navigate directions. Imagine for a minute not having a map or your phone. How would you find your way to the next town? The ancient mariners used the stars, moon, sun, and planets to help them navigate the vast oceans. Read on to learn about the devices they used.