Astronomy

Total Lunar Eclipse This Saturday, April 4
In Lubbock, the partial eclipse begins at 05:15 a.m. when Earth's shadow begins moving across the surface of the Moon. The eclipse will be total at 07:00 a.m., and the Moon will set in the west at 07:35, not long after the sunlight begins sweeping back across it's surface.
“Planethood” Returning for Pluto?
Will Pluto once again be categorized as a planet? In 2006 Pluto was downgraded from "planet" to a "dwarf planet" due to a redefinition of what actually constitutes a planet. The democratic process, however, may soon be used to determine whether or not "planet" status is…