🎤 🔉 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"
ORGANISM We start our life single-celled, but, instead of just replicating, a new level of symbiotic organization emerges. Two or more cells are better than one at manipulating survival’s chancy course, because of cooperation and acceptance that though “other” they are still the same. Colonies achieve systemic support through peace.Read more "Organism"
EARLY FINDINGS We first didn’t even know that cells composed us (as with all other living things). Once a truth’s discovered, it can be found everywhere.Read more "Early Findings"
WISP O’ WILL As we proceed, quantum realms reveal the nature of our entire existence to be little more than foggy breath of energy condensed on an imaginary glass that’s anywhere and nowhere, until we look.Read more "Wisp O’ Will"
FLEEING FROM THE PAST Big- Bang, it’s dubbed, but the start of our universe is more like an un-popped bubble expanding forever faster and ever faster fleeing from the only edge time’s arrow insists upon and the only edge allowed.Read more "FLEEING FROM THE PAST"
ASTRONOMY TODAY A single, barely blushing pixel tells of another world that could be like our own – so far away, it’s at the resolution limit of our very best telescopes. nonetheless, it still speaks volumes within this dot. I love the form of the fibonacci in reverse for this particular topic. Its lines diminish […]Read more "ASTRONOMY TODAY"
“I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition.”
– Paul Dirac to Robert Oppenheimer
“You forgot that science has evolved from poetry, and failed to see that a change of times might beneficently reunite the two as friends, at a higher level and to mutual advantage.”
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I thought I would introduce this post with a (reverse) fibonacci. The number of syllables in each line of the poem is the sum of the following two lines. Now, here is today’s featured sonnet on atomic structure.Read more "SOLIDLY Ethereal"