Author: Jeff Wilton

The Science of Santa Claus 0

The Science of Santa Claus

Every year I post this on my personal Facebook page, and share it with as many people as I can. Why am I such a bahhhumbug? Because people deem it necessary to have Christmas decorations...

The Lunar Mind F*** 0

The Lunar Mind F***

One thing that any astronomer loves is a nice dark and clear night. When the power goes out, it’s even better – less light pollution!

The biggest BOOM!! 2

The biggest BOOM!!

I’m leaving for New York State Sunday for a 2-day trip to talk at a high school on Monday. While I’m in the US of A I plan to visit a store (that will remain...

Quick Science Facts! 0

Quick Science Facts!

I get a lot of e-mails. Not so many that my phones’ battery dies noticeably quicker than someone who gets a few e-mails a week, but enough to keep me on the device more than...