Since I had to work the day of the 2017 Solar Eclipse, I asked Jackie Beucher, Vice President of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City, to do a recap of the celestial event. As Chair of the 2017 Eclipse Committee for ASKC and self-proclaimed “eclipse chaser” (10 and counting!), I knew she would have the inside scoop from her […]
I’ve lost count of how many Maker Faires I’ve attended here in Kansas City, but each one continues to delight and surprise. Billed as “a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do,” Maker Faire Kansas City has been enticing thousands to Union Station for a number […]
This post contains affiliate links. As any good geek family, we watch a lot of movies, both at home and at the theater. When something extra-ordinary or supernatural happens that we don’t quite follow how it happened, we refer to it as “eh, comic book science” – as in, it doesn’t have to be founded […]
This post contains affiliate links. When is the solar eclipse in Kansas City? Well, my friends, it’s coming up on August 21st! And I’ve gathered some local resources for solar eclipse events in Kansas City and surrounding areas. Some details are still in the works, so bookmark this post to get the latest updates!
As a young Girl Scout, I remember laying out in the empty field across from a co-scout’s house, and looking up at the stars, learning the various Kansas City astronomy constellations for a badge. Years later, when I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I loved how different the night sky looked there. While I still […]