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"
🎤 🔉 NEW WORLDS VOYAGE They say one day the stars will be so far away from one another as to be forevermore invisible, one to another. Imagine, if one could get financed, the intergalactic Columbus of that age – Possessed of such bravery to set sail beyond “Sol,” without stars to beckon or guide, […]Read more "New Worlds Voyage"
The column of the cymbidium orchid resembles a primitive canoe, and it is designed to fit the pollinator lured to it by its deceptive enticements of color and fragrance promising nectar and pollen. The bright markings and the callus on the lip act as a landing strip for the visiting bee. Often, when orchids […]Read more "Bee Longing"
COMIN’ YOUR WAY Look out, Ophiuchus, Voyager’s here! Earth has randomly shot some gold your way. We hope our sounds and music suit your ear and you’ll get back to us without delay. The complete instructions are included for how to hook it up to get your tunes. Note that if depiction seems deluded, we […]Read more "Comin’ Your Way"
INFINITE SOLUTION Mystery persists, so we must learn to enjoy the eternal quest.Read more "INFINITE SOLUTION"
Actually, Betelgeuse is already the brightest star in our night sky, if you include the part of the spectrum outside human visual range.Read more "Public Service Announcement"
The title of this (haiku) poem is my own coined word for the reverse of entropy (from our frame) experienced by “retropic” (faster than light speed) particles, such as tachyons. RETROPY Sometimes particles can go faster than light speed and backwards in time.Read more "RETROPY"
POTENTIAL ROAD KILL We’ve grown beyond our own biology. Natures’ slow process of evolution cannot keep pace with our technology but needs generations for solution. As we refine our new machinery, We redefine the world and way we live. We redesign our planet’s greenery, and undermine a balance tentative – the tipping point that we […]Read more "POTENTIAL ROAD KILL"