Tonight, the sky lights up again for another major meteor shower (it did last night as well, but I was able to post for that, sorry, I’ll do better, I promise!). This meteor shower won’t be as bright or have as many meteors as the last one, but it was cloudy then anyway, so who … More Look to Orion!
Science Burrito has been away again. It is terrible of me, I know. I promise, I will make it up to you all by posting plenty of fun stuff over the next two weeks. But before we get back to our regularly scheduled science-y fun, I wanted to draw everyone’s attention to a project that … More An Analogous Blog
Tonight, between 6 and 10 pm (GMT), prepare yourself for the moderate spectacle and minor astonishment of a partial lunar eclipse. Not only that, but nature brings this mildly amusing side-line/potentially disappointing little brother of the total solar eclipse, to a Harvest Moon. Which, sounds really cool and pagan, and looks kind of pretty I suppose, a … More A good moon rising?
Here’s the good news. Every year, on the same night, give our take a leap year, something magical happens… Our world, the Earth, is hurtling at ridiculous speeds through space around its star, the Sun. Space is mostly empty, of course, that’s what makes it space. But around the 12th of August every year, space … More Shooting Star Gazer
It’s International Women’s Day! And Science Burrito would like to celebrate that fact. This was going to be a very simple blog in which I told you some interesting facts about some incredible female scientists but in what turned out to be a very dry way. Then, while I was writing it, I found myself … More SB does IWD at the Movies
It’s World Book Day! And in celebration of this fact, I thought I would share with you all the books that inspired me to get interested in science and what is so great about them and why you should check them out. I wanted to focus on children’s books as that is what World Book … More The Science Burrito Library!