Bob Eklund has had a lifelong love affair with the sky, having been raised by a grandfather working at a major astronomical observatory in Wisconsin. For many years he has helped the Mount Wilson Observatory with their public education and outreach programs. Bob is the author of a book of poetry and essays about astronomy, First Star I See Tonight. Following a corporate career as an editor and business communicator, he now assists local residents with their business and personal writing/editing/proofreading needs. See www.bobeklund.com.
Phoenix Mars Lander Does Not Phone Home NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful. A new image transmitted by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), looking down …[READ MORE]