Perseid meteor showers peak in the early morning hours of Aug. 13

Even though there is a full moon, it will be worth your while to set the alarm and enjoy the show Bright moonlight streams through your window. A nugget of space debris disintegrates in a sparkling fireball. A huge spaceship glides silently overhead. By itself, any one of these events might be enough to get you out of bed. This weekend, all three are going to happen at the same time. On August 12th and 13th, as the Moon waxes...