Category: Reviews

Editorial Notes

This issue presents a new monthly Eyepiece Feature, Astral Insights, by Robert Marx who teaches physics and astronomy at the college level.  It’s always enjoyable

Our Tempestuous Sun, Part 2.

Our tempermental and stormy sun, forged from a violent birth, is an electrically charged ball of gas, called plasma, with three inner and outer layers. 

One Giant Leap by Charles Fishman

One Giant Leap is a nuts-and-bolts, boots-on-the-ground look at how the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) put a man on the moon.

Accessory to War, Review by Katherine Avakian

Accessory to War, (W.W.Norton, $30.00) by Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History, and Avis Lang, research associate at