January 15, 2021

The Niche

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One of our family traditions is kind of science oriented as I take my kids out to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in August almost every year. While the number of meteors visible varies from year to year, the Perseids are consistent enough to make it a great experience. Meteor showers happen when the Earth’s orbit takes us through a debris field left by a comet or asteroid. The debris powering the Perseids comes from the Swift-Tuttle Comet. For an example of the Perseids …Read More