UNIQUE PARAMETERS There is only one answer to creation. Though we don’t nearly understand it yet, there’s but one elegant variation emerging from initial values set that even allows molecules to be, much less achieve complexity of life, or suns to burn their planets distantly with not too much but with the needed strife. […]Read more "Unique Parameters"
THEORY OF EVERYTHING Researchers assume they can trust their GUT – that is their Grand Unified Theory. This simple answer is close, they think, but the resolution’s still a bit bleary. They’ve linked electromagnetic with weak, on their way to full unification but, for final culmination, must seek the gravity of the situation. […]Read more "Theory Of Everything"
Unusual for a Shakespearean sonnet, perhaps, Special Relativity is summed up here in iambic pentameter. Press play to hear this read by the author.Read more "Special Relativity"
Our universe has things in it because chance quantum fluctuations enable. Nothing is what violates Nature’s laws — something is apparently more stable. Supersymmetry was asking for it. It was just too perfect to be withstood, and once it took the predictable hit it lit up the entire neighborhood, and, in that Big Bang, the […]Read more "Breaking Symmetry"
Ask a geologist about rocks, and she (or he) might tell you about sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous, then describe their differences based upon how they were formed. The fact is that everything heavier than air was formed in the same way — in the interior of mega-stars, fated to explode. We may be considered stardust, but we […]Read more "Rock Garden"
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"
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"