Papier Mache Earth Globe Windsock Global Astronomy Month AstroCrafts ­ Earth Globe Windsock Created by Kathleen Horner "Nothing is more powerful than the collective action of a billion people" Green Cities Campaign It's Global Astronomy Month here at Astronomers Without Borders and what better way to celebrate than to get in touch with our home planet, Earth, the little blue marble suspended in space in perfect balance. April is going to be an exciting month for all of us in the global community with Astronomers Without Borders Global Astronomy Month offering exciting and unique astronomy-related programs for everyone plus it...

TEXT AND PHOTOS BY KATHLEEN HORNER BASED ON A CONCEPT BY 'ALMOST MAKES PERFECT' One thing we all have in common here at Astronomers Without Borders is that we delight in gazing at the constellations in the night sky. By that I mean a lost in ourselves kind of feeling when we look up at that rich star sky with a yearning to reach out, grab a piece of it and bring it on home. Since time immemorial humans have been drawn to the beauty and wonder of the night sky. The ancients in their fascination with prominent stars and...

"The spiral in a snail's shell is the same mathematically as the spiral in the Milky Way galaxy, and it's also the same mathematically as the spirals in our DNA. It's the same ratio that you'll find in very basic music that transcends cultures all over the world." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt Glitter Art, The Milky Way Barred Spiral Galaxy From the year 1610 when Galileo Galilei first observed the Milky Way band of light into individual stars with the aid of his telescope, the Milky Way has continued to mesmerize Earthlings. As it becomes less of an enigma from that...

Hand Crafted Jupiter & Moons Mobile Welcome to Astronomers Without Borders Astro Craft page for August! We will showcase Jupiter and the four moons by placing them together in a really cool hanging mobile. The big four are Io, Europa, Callisto, and Ganymede. It's an easy project and loads of fun to make and as always, educational, too. Think how great this would look in your home...it's fun to watch the little moons move about Jupiter. I've also included some Jupiter and the Galilean moons trivia in this month's article to get you inspired. Hand Painted Hanging Mobile Disk DIRECTIONS:...

"The shadow of my finger cast, Divides the future from the past. Before it, sleeps the unborn hour. In darkness, and beyond they power. Beyond its unrelenting line, The Vanished hour, no longer thine. One hour alone in they hands... The NOW on which the shadow stands." Henry Van Dyke Brigit Bryan Coons , Artist In July's Astronomers Without Borders AstroCraft project we will be discussing sundials and sharing several different patterns and creative ideas on how to make your own sundial. Again, these learn and create craft projects are geared for all ages. Perhaps you'll even become...