Dr. Seuss, aka Theodor Geisel, died 25 years ago on Sept. 24, 1991. Learn more about the man and the quirky, whimsical characters he created.
Fall begins on Sept. 22. Read about the science and significance of the autumnal equinox.
The Reason for the Seasons
Did you know that the seasons are caused by the tilt of Earth's axis (23.4°) and not by the fact that Earth's orbit around the Sun is an ellipse? Find more fascinating facts about seasons on Earth.
Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!
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