| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Remember that old Manfred Mann song, about the warning from his mama not to look into the eyes of the Sun. 'But mama, that’s where the fun is.'
And that’s where the fun 'was', as Venus made its once-in-our-lifetime transit of the Sun this...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:02 AM
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.