Posts Tagged ‘sun’

Don’t Go Blind Tonight: Where to view the “transit of Venus” safely

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

By Nick Gallinelli A few organizations are providing spots to safely view tonight’s transit of Venus   Unless you’re going to live for another 105 years (and if you are you probably can’t read this) tonight is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Venus cross the earth’s view of the sun. Tonight, a “transit of Venus” [&hellip
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The ABCs of UV rays

Written by admin on . Posted in Seniors, Special Sections

Q:There are lots of sunblocks out there with SPF numbers on them. What exactly do these numbers mean? A. Sunblocks—or sunscreens—work to prevent the damage of ultraviolet (UV) rays, an invisible component of sunlight. There are three types of UV rays: UVA, UVB and UVC. UVA is the most abundant of the three ultraviolet rays [&hellip
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