Winter Solstice Is When the Sun Stands Still

Winter Solstice Is When the Sun Stands Still

On Saturday, Dec. 21, the winter solstice will mark another season when the Sun stands still. Due to our planet’s tilt on its axis, it makes the Sun look like it rises and sits over the course of a year, yet the Sun never moves. The Earth is the one rotating in relation to our […]

Winter Solstice Celebrates the Shortest Day of the Year

Winter Solstice Celebrates the Shortest Day of the Year

  For everyone on Earth, the winter solstice celebrates the shortest day of the year. However, this day does not have the earliest yearly sunsets. They happen to arrive a few weeks before the solstice in the northern hemisphere. If a person lives in the northern hemisphere, he or she would be experiencing the earliest […]