Las Vegas History

Photo: Ron Mader, Barber Shop Pole (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Las Vegas History Videos The Forties The Thirties Funded by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, “The City of Las Vegas: The Thirties” focuses on life in Las Vegas in the 1930’s. The episode will feature how the Hoover Dam, gambling, weddings, divorces …

Parker Solar Probe

Image: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (Some rights reserved) YouTube Headlineshttps://blogs.nasa.gov/parkersolarprobe/2018/08/11/parker-solar-probe-new-launch-date-is-aug-12http://earthsky.org/space/parker-solar-probe-launch-touch-the-sun WikipediaParker Solar Probe Planeta.com

Sun

Photo: Martin Heigan, Sun (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, with internal convective motion that generates a magnetic field via a dynamo process. A Decade of Sun Headlineshttps://earthsky.org/space/definition-what-is-the-gegenscheinhttp://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/11/astronomers-find-a-solar-twin–a-star-that-looks-almost-exactly-like-our-sunhttp://www.iastro.pt/news/news.html?ID=92https://phys.org/news/2018-07-blue-crystals-meteorites-sun-terrible.amp Recommended ListeningThe sun, our star Sunset Forecasthttps://sunsetwx.comhttp://www.hallettwx.com Elsewhere …

Eclipse

Lingo Cards Eclipse = An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination. Headlines 2020 december 14The 1919 Solar Eclipse and General Relativity’s First Major Triumph Elsewhere on the WebEarth SkyHow to watch a total eclipse of …

Green Santa

New: The SUN Program presents “Green Santa” – a Climate Change primer in the form of a comic book. Co-authored by Felix Dodds and issued under the auspices of the UN Secretary General through Comics Uniting Nations – a partnership of UNICEF and PCI Media Impact and Reading with Pictures, to make the Sustainable Development Goals …