The winter solstice marks the official beginning of astronomical winter.It falls on 21 December in the Northern Hemisphere and in June in the Southern HemisphereIt is the shortest day of the year, after which the days start getting longer. However, for meteorologists and climatologists, the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere is on… Read More Winter

Carl Sagan

✽ “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (9 Nov 1934-1996) ✽ “The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and in… Read More Carl Sagan