Agios Sozomenos is an abandoned village on the island of Cyprus, which is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean. This image shows a portion of what local people know as the Old Temple of Agios Sozomenos. EarthSky Facebook friend Thodoris Tzalavras captured this image of star trails and the Old Temple. Thank you, Thodoris!
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.