America celebrates six decades of space exploration this year. On Jan. 31, 1958, the United States launched its first satellite from Cape Canaveral.
Viewers of “The West Wing” may remember an episode where White House Press Secretary C.J. Cregg claims that on the spring equinox, you can stand an egg on its end. In the episode’s closing scene, she appears to be successful.
Thirsty for science – and maybe a beer or two? Just head to Science Café on April 19 at Backwoods Bistro, across from Leon High School on Tennessee Street.