Today is the Start of Autumn and the Beginning of Longer Nights and Shorter Days

September 22, 2016

  Are you excited for Autumn and Winter? Meteorologists use a special biannual event called the equinox to mark the change in seasons. It occurs when the sun passes directly over the Earth’s equator and creates a day and night that are the same length. The equinox happens on or around March 22 and on or around September 22 each year. In the southern hemisphere, the seasons are flipped and…

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3 tiny Lego figures just arrived at JUPITER as Juno spacecraft makes historic five-year journey

July 6, 2016

Figures of Jupiter, Juno and Galileo are currently orbiting Jupiter When it launched in 2011, the spacecraft was packed with a tiny version of Roman god Jupiter , after which the gigantic planet is named, along with a figure of his wife Juno and 17th century astronomer Galileo Galilei. NASA ‘s Juno deep-space probe has arrived at Jupiter with a three-strong Lego crew aboard. The tiny astronauts were created to…

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