Palomar hosts ‘Exploring Darwin’ lectures

Palomar hosts ‘Exploring Darwin’ lectures

As series founder and coordinator Phil de Barros prepares to retire in December, hundreds of students attend talks on landmark theory. SAN MARCOS β€” On Tuesday afternoon, as a fellow professor discussed population growth on stage inside the Howard Brubeck Theatre, Phil...
Eclipse Watch: Chasing the shadow

Eclipse Watch: Chasing the shadow

Palomar College professors Mark Lane and Scott Kardel, who teach astronomy and oversee the Planetarium, will experience their first total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 after a lifetime of studying the stars. SAN MARCOS β€” By mid-morning on Monday, 950 miles away from...

Scenes from the eclipse

Hundreds of miles away from Palomar College, Scott Kardel and Mark Lane spent the first day of the fall semester looking up. Along with others from Palomar, Kardel and Lane traveled north last week and situated themselves in the path of totality, primed for the...