Exploring the Universe. One word at a time.
Article has moved: the astronomy word of the week is “obliquity”.
Wow! Very enlightening. I’m not a scientist — just a curious writer and now I’m tempted to try to use obliquity in a story.
Ha. Thanks. In addition to being an avenue into understanding the motion of the Earth, ‘obliquity’ is also just a fun word to say. Thanks for stopping by!
[…] We may be thinking about leaving the planet, but for the time being we’re all (mostly) Earthbound. While we don’t feel it, we live on a wobbly planet. Astrowow tells us all about it with the astronomy word-of-the-week: “obliquity.” […]
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
Visit my home page
Send an email