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.
Scientists on NASA’s Juno mission have observed massive amounts of energy swirling over Jupiter’s polar regions that contribute to the giant planet’s powerful aurora—only not in ways the researchers expected. Examining data collected by the …[READ MORE]