Unlit on the stage, the dark juggler must be there, though we just see stars.Read more "Orbiting A Black Hole"
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"
What stories are held inside a black hole? Is information even stored inside or is it lost entirely in the quantum, slow-motion evaporation that occurs randomly at its boundary? Noticing the sharpened point of my pencil, it seemed to me that information stored in the graphene was slowly and tediously in fits and starts, in […]Read more "Pent Sills"