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Transit of Venus (2012)

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  • 'The Novel Cure' by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin

    "Can you recommend a book?" is a frequent question in my line of work, and I plan to recommend "The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You" to the next person who asks me.
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti
    Papeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...

    Star struck? Here's where to go

    Star struck? Here's where to go
    If you became enthralled by happenings in the sky after watching last week's solar event, the transit of Venus in which the planet treks across the face of the sun, head to the observatories in the following cities for more stargazing. -Nashville...

    What stargazers can look forward to in 2013

    What stargazers can look forward to in 2013
    There is no Transit of Venus to be watched in 2013, or any major eclipses visible for long from Maryland, but local sky watchers say there is still plenty to look forward to seeing in the night sky. There could be a few opportunities to see rare...

    Transit of Venus: Caltech community watches Venus cross the Sun

    Transit of Venus: Caltech community watches Venus cross the Sun
    Last month, hundreds of people showed up at Caltech to view the “ring” solar eclipse. On Tuesday afternoon, they came to view a small black dot. The Transit of Venus, seen only once or twice a century, was last visible on the West Coast in...