Monday, June 21, 2010

A Really Short Shadow

Okay, I'm a geek and I know it. I'm proud of it. So here's the deal.

Today is the Summer Solstice--the longest day of the year. The sun is as high overhead as it will ever be today at noon (15 minutes ago since we are talking Solar noon, not Daylight Savings Time).

So I went outside and drew an outline around my feet with sidewalk chalk and then had my wife draw an outline around the shadow my body cast and the shadow was SMALLER than my footprints!

That's cool...if you're a geek.