Author: Marshall Downing

Science Experiment – Teabag Rockets

Learn How To Launch A Teabag

Rockets can take massive amounts of metal into space, but warm air itself can lift up a teabag.  Learn why that works and how it ties into our weather. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: clouds, NASA, Rockets, SPACE, Tea, weather Related Post THE BIZ: H&M Apologizes for “Racist&#82… New Drekker Brewery and Taproom Officially Up and … Controlled Burns…

Astronomy Update

Weather is not great for stargazing, but there is at least something to see if you can get a break from the clouds.  A big, bright moon will keep the sky lit up. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, saturn, venus

Astronomy Update

With the frigid temperatures this week, stargazing outside for long is not the safest.  Not much has changed, but in the mornings we are seeing more planets rise just before the sun. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, jupiter, mars, moon, SPACE, venus

Astronomy Update

Clouds that stick around through next week prevent great stargazing for the start of November.  Even if it were more clear, with a lot of planets hidden it would be hard to find more than two easily.  The moon is dimming this week, so any break in the clouds will have less light pollution. Tags: jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, saturn,…