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Film Addresses the Awe of Night Skies and Nature

Stars over mountains in Utah.

By Guest Writer Mary Kay Wall, Executive Producer Leonard Productions With a yearning to experience the diminishing night sky, my filmmaking companions and I flew from the bright lights of Chicago to Nevada, rented two… Read More

Nearing Death Noted Brain Researcher Finds Solace in the Stars

Man gazing up at the Milky Way at Big Bend National Park in Texas.

By Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief of Sky & Telescope Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and author, wrote recently of seeing the night sky “powdered with stars” (in Milton’s phrase) while spending a night in the… Read More

Rediscovering the Night Sky in Middle Age

Stars and the Milky Way above a hillside of Saguaro cactus east of Peridot, Arizona.

By Guest Writer Suzanne Wright Before moving to Arizona, I lived my entire adult life in the bright lights of urban big cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, D.C. For the past 20 years, a street light… Read More