On August 21, 2017 a total eclipse of the sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor that traverses the United States. The path of the moon’s umbral shadow begins in the northern Pacific and crosses the U.S.
E3 2017 Closes After Welcoming 68,400 Attendees LOS ANGELES – June 15, 2017 – E3 blew past expectations this week, demonstrating its dominance as the world’s biggest event for video games, technology, and entertainment. A total of 68,400 people attended E3 2017 and millions more around the world watched the week’s events online, according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA)….Read More
DISAPPEARING DROUGHT According to a report from NASA’s Earth Observatory… At the end of April 2017, just 6 percent of the United States was afflicted by drought, the lowest level in 17 years of analysis by the U.S. Drought Monitor. That’s a substantial turnaround from a few years ago, when long and short term droughts spread across much of the…Read More
Final highlights of the Star Wars Celebration 2017 and the 40th Anniversary event April 13-16, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.Read More
Right now is the time to watch out for Ursid meteors, which occurs each year around the Winter Solstice. The peak will probably happen on December 21st, the best hours will be just before dawn on December 22nd. You could see as many as 100 meteors per hour, but only in short burst. The best viewingRead More
Something For Everyone: Phoenix Fan Fest Wrap Up October 23, 2016 Wrap Up October 23, 2016 Phoenix Fan Fest 2016, occurred this weekend, starting Saturday, October 22, 2016 and ending Sunday the 23rd. The convention and expo event celebrates fandom of all ages. The pop-culture event features celebrity guests panels, discussion panels, writers & artists,Read More
Long Beach Comicon Highlights The 2016 Long Beach Comicon is happening this weekend. The event started yesterday September 17 at the Long Beach Convention Center, and our Mark Bennett was there to cover it. The event concluded today, Sunday, September 18th. Check out some of the highlights of the event. http://longbeachcomiccon.com http://cactusnewsonline.com/2016/09/1…Read More
September 5, 2016 Wrap Up Moments after detection, a NEO safely passes close the Earth. Space X Falcon 9 explodes on the launch pad Bright planets grace the skies in September. Sep 5, 2016 NEO NEAR-MISS http://earthsky.org/space/asteroid-20… SPACE X FALCON 9 EXPLOSION https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Ca… September Bright Planets http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essenti…Read More