Imagine that you are an astronomer on a world with one moon. It is always night on your world, and the moon is the only body in the sky.
I remember watching the Apollo moon landings on TV from 1969 to 1972 as a child.
It was a dark and stormy night in Seattle yesterday until, I noticed, just when Mike Behe was scheduled to speak.
Adam Kirsch over the weekend had a thoughtful essay in the Wall Street Journal, meditating on the coming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Today we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the solar eclipse that, on May 29, 1919, physicist Arthur Eddington observed, seeking to test the General Theory of Relativity.