Life in interstellar space will have its perks. ASTRONAUTICAL JOYS One day the horizon won’t seem so vast, when we step off the planet of our birth. In space, we’ll look ahead into the past to find a future never seen on Earth. The farther out we look the further back we see to the […]Read more "Astronautical Joys"
“Truth is sought, not granted.”Read more "Stayed Execution"
Dark Energy is the other component that constitutes the universe. It seems to be a product of space itself, and over great distances can act to reverse the effects of gravity, driving objects away from each other. No one knows what Dark Energy is, but based on it’s effects upon distant galaxies, and its even […]Read more "Lighten Up"
Though they’ll claim science is observation,
that’s often tweaked to fit the equation.
Unlit on the stage, the dark juggler must be there, though we just see stars.Read more "Orbiting A Black Hole"
… and, in the fireworks that will ensue,
new stars will be conceived and born anew.Read more "Ardent Encounters"
“I have not as yet been able to deduce from phenomena the reason for these properties of gravity, and I do not feign hypotheses. For whatever is not deduced from the phenomena must be called a hypothesis; and hypotheses, whether metaphysical or physical, or based on occult qualities, or mechanical, have no place in experimental […]Read more "Gravity In The Mind Of God"
This Acrostic poem spells Milky Way Galaxy down the left margin, to commemorate finding the super massive black hole at our own galaxy’s center, called Sagittarius A (and here, the word “Star” is what’s spoken, but it’s written as:) “*.” So the title is “Sagittarius A* , pronounced Sagittarius-A-Star (stop looking for the footnote). The […]Read more "Sagittarius A*"
SINGULARITY I’m always fascinated when two distinct time frames occur “simultaneously.” Looking from the outside at Alice disappearing into a black hole seems to take forever, thinks Bob, who stays on Earth to observe. Eventually, her light red shifts and fades to the point where it’s indistinguishable from the background of space and the black […]Read more "Singularity"
death’s non-spiritual equivalent
crushes our intellect to theoryRead more "Black Hole"