Archive for the ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Category

Safely View the Upcoming Eclipse and Transit.

I’ll soon post a few of my own modest sunspot photos, not to mention another Venus update (and yes, ducklings and goslings too, and maybe the blue heron that has returned to the neighborhood). In the meantime, here’s another nice halo around the Sun from 11:55 AM Sunday, May 13:

In other news, if you live in or near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, don’t pass up what looks like a wonderful Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit.


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Ben Zion Wacholder, among other things, was a central figure in the “freeing” of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1991. May his memory be for a blessing.

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The Israel Museum in Jerusalem now has some of the major Dead Sea Scrolls manuscripts viewable online here:


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The Dead Sea Scrolls meet citizen science.

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