Closer look at Proxima’s planets

Closer look at Proxima’s planets

Our sun is a star, by some measures an average one.Old Sol, as our daystar is sometimes called, has reached a nice, respectable middle age at about 5 ...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Mid-winter walk at Stratford

Mid-winter walk at Stratford

Farmers are always aware of the weather, as are volunteers at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road. After 10 record-breaking days of continuous...

February 15th, 2020 |  


What makes stars twinkle?

What makes stars twinkle?

Tom was up all last night obsessively watching the weather channel on TV and praying for clear skies, so he’s too tired to write his column this...

February 11th, 2020 |  



Making it easier to afford a home

Making it easier to afford a home

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 11th, 2020 |  


Kneeling in silence

Kneeling in silence

Over the past month at Delaware Grace, we have been talking about kneeling. As part of our “KNEEL” message series, we’ve looked at k...

February 7th, 2020 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ drinking water

Protecting Ohioans’ drinking water

Last month, a new report from the Environmental Working Group found that drinking water contamination from PFAS chemicals is far more prevalent than w...

February 6th, 2020 |  


All kinds of friends

All kinds of friends

Hopefully, everyone reading this article has someone in their life who has been a really good friend. I have heard that if you can count at least thre...

February 5th, 2020 |  


Lepus, the noble bunny

Lepus, the noble bunny

At Perkins, we spend quite a bit of time in the winter talking about Orion and his environs. His faithful huntin’ dawg Canis Major follows at hi...

February 4th, 2020 |  


Youth Media Awards handed out

Youth Media Awards handed out

This week in Philadelphia, the American Library Association presented its 2020 Youth Media Award winners during the Midwinter Conference. This annual ...

February 1st, 2020 |  


Chief justice out of water

Chief justice out of water

“I did nothing in particular, and I did it very well.”— Chief Justice William Rehnquist“All of the weight of his office and hi...

January 31st, 2020 |