Get Ready for the ’20s!

Another decade has passed quickly and here we are on the threshold of yet another.  For those of us “of a certain age,” it’s kind of mind-blowing that the ’20s are here again, and that the decade of “the Roaring ’20s” is already a century gone by.  My grandmother told me stories of her days as a Flapper who danced… Continue reading

LIFE ON MARS??? Here We Go Again….

The “true believers” of the “Life on Mars” cult will never give up, no matter how much evidence accumulates that Mars is a dead rock in space. The except below from our recent “Blood Moon” article explains the history of how Percival Lowell created the “Life on Mars” hoax in the 19th century. Lowell’s “work” inspired the science fiction writers of his… Continue reading

2015 Outdoor Family Astronomy Campout

Come spend a week in the natural beauty of the U.P., along the shores of Lake Superior. So far, we only have one dark sky camping event currently in the planning stages for this year. We will return to the pristine, inky-black skies of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from August 11-15, 2015. Last year, we had families come from… Continue reading

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