Transit of Venus http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Transit of Venus: twice-in-a-lifetime phenomenon visible Tuesday over St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/transit-venus-twice-lifetime-phenomenon-visible-tuesday-over-st-louis <p>You don&rsquo;t want to miss this, because it won&rsquo;t happen again for more than 100 years.</p><p>Tuesday afternoon, starting just after 5 p.m., a rare astronomical event will be visible in the skies over St. Louis. It&rsquo;s known as the transit of Venus.&nbsp;</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&#39;s Véronique LaCapra asked University of Missouri-St. Louis astrophysicist Erika Gibb to help explain this twice-in-a-lifetime phenomenon.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 11:35:32 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 3832 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Transit of Venus: twice-in-a-lifetime phenomenon visible Tuesday over St. Louis