I was asked to lead an informal discussion group at ESOF: Why Send A Poem To Mars? This was a part of a week long series at the ESOF conference with the theme of taking a train, and starting a discussion with the passengers. The passengers were the first dozen scientists and students willing to […]Read more "The Talks Of Toulouse (Deuxième Partie)"
Grab for the data! Information is power, if it’s understood. TEST FOR TRAITS Genome sequences only predispose. Their code does not control you. YOUR 23 Small deviations are all these tests are seeking — not heredity. MEDICAL MARKERS In A.M.A.’s […]Read more "DNA TESTING"
Lompoc poet, James Ph. Kotsybar, is scheduled to speak at the EuroScience Open Forum in Toulouse, France, on July 12th to represent NASA science in haiku, sonnets and villanelle. No stranger to NASA, Kotsybar has participated in anniversary celebrations of the Hubble Space Telescope, The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe and the Centaur Upper Stage Rocket, […]Read more "Now would be a good time to show support"
TESS Sera, Sara — after watching Professor Sara Seager’s press conference on NASA TV Awaiting data, smiles at questions put to her, foreseeing new worlds. This is Sara Seager’s time to shine, and I couldn’t be happier for her. The kid at the candy store window doesn’t even come close to an accurate […]Read more "TESS Sera, Sara"
A third installment of science-related, illustrated haiku. and, finally, this public service message:Read more "Small Packages"
Snack Food Take a break for thought — some bite-sized observation with philosophy.Read more "Have Some More Assorted Sciku"