Calling all Black Hole Fans. Head’s up, Milky Way Fans. This is not a drill! I am officially FREAKING out, I am so excited. Mark your calendars! On May 12, 2022, an epic announcement is headed our way. The Event Horizon Telescope team – – that global team of researchers who captured the first EVER image… Read more »Read More
astronomy for kids
Cause To Celebrate!
Hello, friend. It’s the holiday season and I don’t know about you, but I am feeling all the feels. The lights, the tree, candles, egg nog, bring it on. I’m just waiting for our first Maine snowfall of the season which amazingly hasn’t happened yet, other than an overnight dusting that disappeared as soon as… Read more »Read More
Come Closer… because it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!
The weather may be cooler and Halloween behind us… but who says we have to give up on free treats? Not me! I received an exciting shipment of author copies of the audiobook and hardcover versions of Black Hole Chasers… and I’m in a mood to give three sets away. Soon you could be curling… Read more »Read More
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
Would you just look at this!!!!! Such exciting news. Black Hole Chasers: The Amazing True Story of an Astronomical Breakthrough is a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. I can’t tell you how thrilled I am. First of all, this is a seal of approval from a group of talented people who know books, live for books,… Read more »Read More
Black Hole Chasing (The Quest to See the Invisible)
Hello Readers! Are you ready for a breath of fresh air? Of wonder? Of hope? A full serving of all that’s possible? Well, today I’m here to deliver! And it all starts with these questions: How can you see the invisible, the unseeable? How do you stare the very edge of human knowledge right in the… Read more »Read More
Camp COVID: This Week in STEM April 13 (Astronauts, Meteors, and Back Holes! Oh MY!)
Happy Week in STEM, Friends! Here’s my weekly trick for letting the scientists, astronauts, and researchers carry some of the Camp COVID load this week! From astronaut talk backs to story time to meteor showers, this is a great week in STEM to excite minds of all ages. Plus, dinner table talk. Four topics to… Read more »Read More
Tonight’s the Night! (and tomorrow night too)
The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks tonight and tomorrow night (August 11-12). Tonight, I am going to repeat one of the most FUN things I’ve ever done as a mom. And you can too. Wake your munchkin up in the middle of the night and take that shocked little pumpkin outside to watch meteors streak across… Read more »Read More