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Category: space

SEASONS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Patrick King II, Planetarium Educator

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You know what that means… getting your gift list in order, strapping up your tauntaun for holiday travel, and most importantly, not forgetting to grab a coat because Jack Frost is nipping at your nose. via GIPHY Depending on where you live, weather can be great indicator of the time of year. For most of us in the Northern Hemisphere, the crisp, cooler temperatures of fall transition quickly into frigid, cruel winter weather.... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 12/12/18

WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM… EVEN IN SPACE! by Patrick King II, Planetarium Educator

As a kid growing up in Southern Louisiana, going to John Stennis Space Center was THE highlight in the field trip era of my young life. It wasn’t because it’s NASA’s largest rocket engine test facility. It wasn't because it played an integral role in the development of the Saturn V rocket. It was because of... astronaut ice cream!  Astronaut Foods For the uninitiated, “astronaut ice cream” is a crumbly, chalky bar of freeze dried ice... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 11/16/18

LIGHTS OUT... FOR THE UNIVERSE by Patrick King II, Planetarium Educator

In 1374, Geofferey Chaucer wrote “All good things must come to an end." I’m not sure if a truer proverb exists. Humans, the Earth, all the stars in the sky, and yes, even our universe, will one day come to an end OR at least not exist in any form that we can comprehend.   Let's talk time! The Oxford dictionary defines time as “the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present and future regarded as a whole," which is about... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 10/16/18

SPACE ARCHAEOLOGY by Bethany Caldwell, Science Educator

When I was a young girl, I fell in love with an adventurer who swung from vines and “recovered” lost treasures. When I watched my first Indiana Jones  movie, I knew I was going to be an archaeologist. After years of hard work, dedication and a whole lot of digging, I achieved my goal! Equipped with my archaelology degree and my trusty Indy hat, I can now explore the amazing history of our world. One thing I love about the field of archaeology is that there are so many... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 7/31/18

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