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Monday was finally the big day. The solar eclipse was, without a doubt, one of the most awe-inspiring moments of my life. For one minute and forty-four seconds, the sun in the sky transformed into a bright, twinkling circle, and then, as quick as it came, returned to normal. My heart was inexplicably racing the entire time, and, once totality had passed, I sat and watched the receding partial eclipse wishing the moon would reverse direction.   Eclipse time lapse created from my photos.   On Sunday night, I sat anxiously refreshing the page on Weather.com, comparing my map of the...

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I’m not sure that I can get across exactly how excited I am for the total solar eclipse this upcoming Monday. When we think of nature and its awesome sights, we often think about the weather, or geography, or the animal kingdom. We rarely, however, give second thought to the natural world outside of our own atmosphere. We might occasionally marvel at a comet or a meteor shower if we’re able and inclined to go outside at night, but the sun, beautiful in its own right, most often falls into the background of our day-to-day lives. That will not be...

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Welcome to GSC Go Science Crazy, and welcome to our new blog! My name is Jacob and I am part of the team here. At GSC, we believe in making the world of science exciting and interesting for people of all ages – both teachers and students alike. We have been filling labs and classrooms with our products since 1993, so we have decades of experience in making science more accessible for people like you.   Blog Science Crazy is the right place for you if: You want a resource for how to use equipment in the lab. You are...

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