Monthly Archives: June 2012

Portable telescope demos on CBC Peterborough

June 14, I had the fun task of demonstrating some of the kids science experiments I’m offering for kids who sign up for one of my 2012 Summer Discovery day camps at the Peterborough Museum and Archives. (00:09 – 01:44) … Continue reading

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Transit of Venus from Canada’s bird-watching paradise

I was lucky enough to be invited to view the Transit of Venus (next one’s in 2117 in case you missed this one) at Point Pelee National Park – one of North America’s premiere birdwatching locales and a recently-minted dark … Continue reading

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The “nearly-foolproof” guide to viewing the Transit of Venus

June 5 will be the last of two recent opportunities (the last was 2004) to see the disc of Venus pass across the face of the Sun as seen from Earth. Before this month’s passage and the 2004 event, we … Continue reading

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