Recently, we’ve learned that Pluto is a double (dwarf) planet in combination with its mutually tidally locked partner, Charon (pronounced Karen). No matter which “dwarf” you are on, the same side of the other will always face you. Charon cannot see Pluto’s heart, which is on Pluto’s “dark side,” relative to its view. Now called […]Read more "Tidally Blocked"
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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"
R.I.P., Professor Hawking.Read more "Assorted Sciku"
🎤 SCIENTIFIC CONCEIT As striking as a scientist’s mind is and undeniable as is his math, focus, by definition, tightens his perception, as he strides along his path. While his predictive powers gain in might, and understanding and progress accrue, he takes pride in his clarity of sight, not apprehending it’s narrowed his […]Read more "Scientific Conceit"
HERE “Now” is a term elusive and ephemeral. We can only define it as the point at which the imaginary becomes real – that is to say, the moment that the future is actualized – but ever encroaching is our growing history that unrelentingly pushes it one way only through extent of space and […]Read more "Here"
STENDHAL SYNDROME He gave his nom de plume to a syndrome that speeds the heart and makes consciousness faint in the presence of preserved pronouncements, skillfully and visually presented, conveying significance or beauty. Art is a three-letter word, and, like God, sublime for the most part. Look in its face, and you‘ll see beyond brushstrokes […]Read more "STENDHAL SYNDROME"
THE SHEER POWER OF LIGHT AND THOUGHT Regard the radiometer – a toy as well as scientific instrument, a vacuum bulb with racing flags inside, an inverse top that spins with endless joy and makes the photon’s power evident with one absorbing, one reflecting side. Requiring no battery or plug, the particle-waves providing power […]Read more "THE SHEER POWER OF LIGHT AND THOUGHT"
ONE PARADISE One molecule was life’s first ancestor. This may be true, but no one knows for sure. The double helix seems essential for what we call life to survive and endure. Evolving from one strand of DNA when amino acids were lightning struck, life reproduced itself in an array of forms from this […]Read more "ONE PARADISE"
ENSCONCED We’ll defend ourselves from anyone who suggests we may need to change.Read more "ENSCONCED"