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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

Moon Appears Bigger And Brighter, As Its Closer To Earth Than Normal

Donation Helps Niles West Students See Stars

A retired business owner says he’s not an astronomy fan particularly but he’s donated enough to help finish the new observatory being dedicated Wednesday night at Niles West High School, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

10/21/2013