Tag Archives: Mercury

Night Sky Watch: The moon helps Mommyo spot Mercury (and Mars)

If you happen to live in an area where clouds and/or light pollution aren’t blocking your view of the sky (Chicago, I love you, but you do have a tendency to thwart my inner astronomer), take a moment to look for Mercury. The … Continue reading

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“Do all astronauts fly in space with just their helmets on?”

After watching an episode of WordWorld in which Frog and three Piglets play hockey on the moon wearing nothing but a helmet, my daughter wanted to know if this behavior was typical. “Do all astronauts fly in space with just … Continue reading

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