1. Polar Bear Emergency

    A small town in Russia is being overrun by polar bears. Polar bears are dangerous. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/remote-russian-town-declares-state-of-emergency-after-invasion-of-dozens-of-polar-bears/70007456…Read More

  2. The Sky for the Week of 2-17-19

    The planets Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus continue to dazzle in the predawn sky. There will be a full moon on Tuesday. This full moon will be in the constellation of Leo. There are five carnivore constellations which visible this time of year: Ursa Major, Leo, Canis Major, Canis Minor, and Hydra. Also, the star Sirius continues to dazzle. https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-…Read More

  3. Giant Midweek Storm

    We are in for a lot of rain and snow here in California. Up to 6 inches of rain and 10 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/major-storm-to-blast-california-with-heavy-rain-yards-of-snow-at-midweek/70007405…Read More

  4. Frozen Apples

    The recent very cold temperatures in Michigan have made frozen apples hanging on apple trees. These "ghost apples" are a beautiful sight. Science and nature are full of beauty. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/ghost-apples-spotted-hanging-from-icy-trees-in-michigan-orchard/70007383…Read More

  5. The Sky for the Week of 2-10-19

    This week the waxing crescent moon is close to the planet Mars. While Saturn, Venus, and Jupiter sparkle in the predawn sky. Orion continues to stand on Lepus. The star Sirius continues to sparkle brightly in the evening sky. Next week, Sirius will be partially occulted by an asteroid. https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-february-8-16/…Read More

  6. Large Amount of Great Lakes Ice

    Due to the record cold, the US Great Lakes have large amounts of ice on them. This ice could affect the surrounding regions weather. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/great-lakes-has-most-extensive-ice-coverage-since-2014-following-polar-vortex-intrusion/70007345…Read More

  7. The Ancient Egyptian City of Letopolis

    The city of Letopolis (in Egyptian called Khem) was an important center for the worship of the god Horus in ancient Egypt. Letopolis dates back at least to the Old Kingdom of Egypt. This city may have been connected to the city of Heliopolis. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letopolis…Read More

  8. The Sky for the Week of 2-3-19

    It is February already and the winter sky continues to be good. The new moon is Sunday. Orion's belt stars point up at the star Aldebaran. The winter sky has some great bright stars such as Sirius which continues to dazzle. The constellation Canis Major, which contains the star Sirius, is the dog and he is standing on his hind legs right now. Also, the Big Dipper is standing on its handle. The pla…Read More

  9. Record Low USA Midwest Temperatures

    The Midwest is experiencing record low temperatures. With wind chill the temperatures in some locations are below -50F. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/polar-vortex-by-the-numbers-6-states-in-us-record-temperatures-lower-than-south-pole/70007296…Read More

  10. Ground Hog’s Day 2019

    It is almost Ground Hog's day again. It is on February 2nd. But Punxsutawney Phil isn't alone in his weather predicting abilities. It is a fun tradition. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/punxsutawney-phil-isnt-the-only-famous-groundhog-these-5-states-have-their-own-weather-prognosticators/70007282…Read More