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.
Posted by Deborah Byrd in | November 26, 2012
Here’s what Carlos Colon Sr. in Cortland, Illinois saw – looking east before dawn – on the morning of November 26, 2012. Saturn and Venus are right next to each other. Isn’t this a cool photo? Thank you, Carlos!