Vanishing Act

I think one of the most common misunderstandings people have about the earth is how our tides actually work. Most people know it has “something to do with the moon or something” but it’s one of those things that never really got explained to us during elementary school so it didn’t quite stick. Our tides […]

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Histocial Astronomers in Context

Name Birth Death Nicolaus Copernicus 2/19/1473 5/24/1543 Johannes Kepler 12/27/1571 11/15/1630 Tycho Brahe 12/14/1546 10/24/1601 Galileo Galilei 2/15/1564 1/8/1642 Isaac Newton 1/4/1643 3/31/1727 Kepler, Brahe and Galileo all lived around the same time although Brahe was one generation removed from the other two. Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish mathematician and astronomer who lived and worked […]

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