A couple weeks back, I wrote on the 46th anniversary of the ill-fated Apollo 13 flight that was saved by brave and intelligent NASA astronauts and ground crew. Two of the key members of the team have Wyoming roots. Casper, Wyoming native Bill Stoval played a critical role in regulating and supervisi…
Have you seen any falling stars yet this summer? This week you'll have a good chance of making some wishes on some streaking stars as the annual Perseid Meteor showers are underway and should peak Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.
Have you ever seen the Northern Lights? I remember viewing the glowing pink steaks of the Aurora Borealis during a trip to Montana one time and they are spectacular. After a severe geomagnetic storm hit Earth over the weekend, many states in North America may be seeing the Northern Lights.
Are you a star gazer? This weekend see the alignment of Venus, Mars and the crescent moon. Also on Friday, February 20, at 7 p.m. the Cheyenne Astronomical Society presents this month's program about 'Telescopic Filters' at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens.
Will you be wishing upon any falling stars during this weekend's meteor shower? Scientists predict this Memorial Day weekend's meteor shower could produce up to 1,000 falling stars per hour or none at all. Guess we'll have to keep looking up to find out.