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Friday, February 23, 2024

Spring chocked full of festivals to enjoy

From star parties and tulip festivals to film festivals, Earth Day festivities, celebrations of Western culture and much more, don’t miss out on the...

The Perseids, Falling Stars over Lake Tahoe

Every year the Earth passes through a field of comet debris from late July to August causing a shower of falling stars we call...

Comet Neowise visible, Won’t return for 6,500 years

Comet Neowise, featured on the cover, was discovered in March this year by a space born observatory, WISE (Wide Field Infrared Survey Explorer), as...

Transparent kayaks reveal the depths of Tahoe

It’s 10 p.m. on a clear, calm Tahoe night and a motley crew of Tahoe locals is standing on a dock in the Tahoe...

Exploring Tahoe’s night sky

While Tahoe’s blue skies are enchanting during the day, once night falls, the scattered light of stars and planets against the black sky can...

Planets of Gas and Ice

Billions of years ago in an outer region of a solar nebula, the one we now call the solar system, gravity formed two large...

An Eclipse Story

I’ve been married to a wonderful woman, “Jackie,” for 45 years this September. She is not the geeky one in the family, I hold...

Explore the Milky Way

The Milky Way in August as seen from the northern shores of Lake Tahoe is spectacular to behold on a moonless evening. Breaching as...

Balloons to live stream eclipse

On Aug. 21, millions of people along a 70-mile wide path of totality in the United States stretching from coast to coast will experience...

Our Place in the Milky Way Galaxy

Our view of the cosmos is hidden by the light scattering of the Sun during the daylight hours causing the illusion of a blue...