Tidally Blocked

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 […]

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Too Good An Opportunity To Miss

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 […]

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Scientific Conceit

🎤   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 […]

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Here

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 […]

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STENDHAL SYNDROME

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 […]

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