Category Archives: Space

Curiosity…

No, not the Mars rover.  Though the Curiosity rover is a brilliant example of the result of the pure curiosity that drives so many.  Curiosity, that drive to understand the unknown and  unseen.  From wind, rain, and thunder to what … Continue reading

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Fly Me to the Moon

July 20th of this year will mark the 44th anniversary of of the first time that man landed and walked on the surface of the moon.  Three years and a few months after that remarkable day, Apollo 17 left the … Continue reading

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Island of Stability

It’s the Island of Stability!  No, it’s not the rare and elusive island nation where there are never any problems.  Though if such an island does exist, please let me know of its location and immigration rules immediately.  Seriously, I’ll … Continue reading

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Explorers Lost

We seem to have forgotten that exploration has always been part of our culture.  I am not just referring to the American idea of Manifest Destiny, but to humanity as a whole.  There has not been a culture in existence that hasn’t strived to … Continue reading

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Have We Forgotten Space?

July 9th 2011 was the last space shuttle flight, an seeming end to the American space program.  I remember watching it on TV, thinking that this was the end of an era for the world.  Thinking that with the fall … Continue reading

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Chemistry, the Middle Child of Science

We all took the big three sciences in high school, but in case you forgot or repressed those years, I am talking about Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.  These are in essence the three simplest subjects that all of the physical … Continue reading

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My Feynman Experience, Thus Far

Over the past few days I have been asking my friends and family if they recognize the name Richard Feynman.  I was surprised to hear a resounding no from nearly all of them.  Maybe it is because he passed away 24 years ago, or … Continue reading

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