What's the Deal with Leap Day?

We have “Leap Years” and Leap Year Days in order to keep the calendar in sync with the solar or “tropical” year. Earth’s orbit around the Sun takes 365 1/4 […]

Amazing Images and Science from Pluto

Two and a half months after the encounter at Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons team has released spectacular images and flyover animations from the frozen outer reaches of the solar system […]

Celebrating Apollo 11

We enjoyed a very enthusiastic crowd of “kids of all ages” at the Rauch planetarium’s “One Giant Leap” celebration of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Special thanks to Paula, Drew […]

Celebrate the Apollo 11 anniversary

Join us to commemorate the successful 1969 Apollo 11 mission and to celebrate the giant leaps we’ve taken in space exploration over the past several decades at the “One Giant […]