Happy Pi Day! Pi, of course, is the Greek letter Л. Do you remember learning that the circumference of a circle is Л time the radius squared? Л is an infinite number beginning with the digits 3.14. Today is 3/14, so we celebrate Pi Day! Today is only Pi day to ...Continue Reading
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Pretty super, if you’re in to statistics. Not so super if you’re expecting a dramatic celestial event. Here’s why. The Moon orbits the Earth in an ellipse. So twice a month, every month, it is relatively close to the Earth – between 356,400 and 370,400 kilometers away. We call that Perigee. ...Continue Reading
1st Annual Homecoming Harvest Festival for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden is a HUGE Success!!!
This past Saturday, October 1st was a grey and dreary day, but thankfully the rain held off and the Homecoming Harvest Festival went off without a hitch! The event was planned by members of the Frazee House, the Scotch Plains – Fanwood Community Garden and the Fanwood – Scotch Plains ...Continue Reading
There is a peregrine falcon nest on the roof of the Union County Courthouse in midtown Elizabeth. A pair of falcons started building a nest in 2005 but were not successful because of windy conditions. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection suggested adding something to act as a wind shield so ...Continue Reading