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Mary Stewart Adams | Author

August's Night Sky: The Hero’s Journey

July 31, 2021

It’s said that wishing on stars began in ancient ages, on account of Claudius Ptolemy, a 1st Century Greek astronomer who explained that occasionally, out of curiosity or boredom, the gods would look down to the earth from between the planetary spheres.  Sometimes a star would ... Read More >>

The Stories in Our Stars: Spring Edition

April 24, 2021

How fitting it is — when the blossoms are bending toward the sun, the bees are rushing toward the blossoms, and everything is humming along to the greater mystery of warmth and light —  — that the first meteor shower of the spring should emanate from the region... Read More >>

October Sky

Oct. 10, 2020

The moon. What can be said about it that hasn’t been said already by millennia of poets and dreamers, or even scientists and astronauts? To the Ancient Greeks, she was Selene, the Titan goddess who, casting her light into a cave one night as she glided over the sleeping world, espie... Read More >>

An Amateur’s Guide to the Night Sky Now

July 18, 2020

In each and every day there’s a singular moment when, all at once, we realize … the stars. This moment brings a curious and immediate sensation of time moving on and allows us to recognize how little aware we are of what is present in the world around us, until we see it with... Read More >>