Whether you are an armchair chemist or a fledgling physicist, New England has some of the finest science tourism destinations anywhere. When you are stuck in some required philosophy class this summer and those pangs of scientific inquiry kick in, rest assured there is a place for you just a short bus, train or car ride away.
Marathon Monday may have passed, but another will be here in no time. The third Monday in April, both Patriots Day and Marathon Monday, marks a day off for grammar schoolers. For college students, Marathon Monday is a day of liberal libation use, and for the runners, it is the culmination of months of training.
Boston is known for its bright lights, cloudy days and polluted air – all of which are poor proponents for star gazing. Although the weather and light pollution from the city cannot be changed, telescopes certainly help those interested in space to get a clearer view of the sky.