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"
ICARUS STAR Gravity makes a “magnifying glass” out of the space that it causes to bend — a cosmic telescope that can surpass those on or around the Earth, and extend our visual range by two thousand fold, with a billions of light years focal length, allowing us to see a star so old, nine […]Read more "Icarus Star"
AGE OF THE UNIVERSE Indulging in lots of dark energy, she begins to grow detached and aloof. Though parts of her are still quite attractive, she’s expanded substantially since youth, no longer can touch her extremities and has lost some of her former sparkle. She remembers when she was much hotter – […]Read more "Age Of The Universe"
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"
I have to ask for help to make this happen. Bard Of Mars At “La Ville Rose” Your donation will allow me to present my poetry in person to a scientifically inclined audience of five thousand international guests. I hope to affirm for them that science and poetry are not in opposition, but benefit by […]Read more "Too Good An Opportunity To Miss"
SCIENTIFIC METHOD When we set out to really understand the world, we must bring keen observation to bear upon the facts and reluctance to assume a hypothesis is correct until proven repeatedly through experiment. We must also abandon all our preconceptions, eliminate unrelated, stray variables and prepare to face the truth. 1, […]Read more "Scientific Method"