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Science ATL's 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the season for science! Well, it’s always the season for science; but it’s also the time for gift giving, and why not infuse your holidays with a little local science? Check out some of our recommendations for making your loved ones’ season a little more science-y. For the Animal Lover Our…

Science of the Solstice: Why the Winter Solstice is an Astronomical Wonder to Behold

Each year on December 21, darkness envelops Earth’s Northern Hemisphere for a bit longer than normal. While what we now know to be the winter solstice has a straightforward astronomical explanation, early myths of why the solstice takes place also share insights into early civilizations’ steps…