2024, 05 May

To Photograph a Drumming Grouse

To Photograph a Drumming Grouse

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Ruffed Grouse drumming. Photo © Allen Shank. — Allen’s Story — Thump- thump- thump b-b -d-d-d-d-D-D-D-D-d-d-d-d-d. I sat upright in my chair. There on the...

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Tomatoes are one of the world's favorite fruits; there are thousands of varieties of tomatoes grown around the world. Yes, they really are fruits, but, as...

Virgo

Virgo

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Virgo is a sprawling constellation that lies high in the southern sky during late spring. This constellation is easy to find thanks to the presence of its...

End of the Trail, May 2024: Moon

End of the Trail, May 2024: Moon

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon in the Sea of Tranquility. The astronaut superimposed on the photo is standing where Neil Armstrong and...

Dandy Dandelions

Dandy Dandelions

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Yay, the dandelions are taking over! I thought as I glanced out the window one May day.Actually, I’m not crazy; I’m just kidding. Seriously though, I do...

Variable Stars

Variable Stars

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Betelgeuse, the yellow star in the lower left corner, is a pulsating variable star. Aside from their twinkling, stars seem to always shine at a fixed...

Caption This Cougar, May 2024

Caption This Cougar, May 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive "I can't believe my eyes!" Photo © Holly Kuchera|Dreamstime.com. We invite you to submit your caption for this photograph. The photograph will be used on...

The Call of the Loon

The Call of the Loon

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Common Loon on lake in Maine. Photo © Harry Collins|Dreamstime.com. Dusk thickens over the beautiful Maine forest and lake. The sun has set, and the moon...