"Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools."
--1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's revolutionary rocket work.

"Correction: It is now definitely established that a rocket can function in a vacuum. The 'Times' regrets the error."
NY Times, July 1969.

— New York Times


Lunar EclipseHere is my article about the upcoming lunar eclipse on April 15:


Note the NJAG and the Newark Museum are teaming up for an eclipse viewing event - for details see "Events" above.

The weather forecast is not looking good for this event so keep your fingers crossed!