Monthly Archives: December 2008

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everyone, and best wishes for a great new year! My next post will be on Sunday, January 4.

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Sunday Afternoon: Catholic in an LDS Culture

I live in a town that is dominated by LDS culture, which is a distinct American subculture all its own. Music, books, daily interactions – in some ways, living here is like living in a different country. My wife and … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: What I Can and Can't Do

It’s the end of the year, which is an easy time to get reflective about life’s direction, so please bear with me while I do so. I’m generally very happy with this blog. I’ve been able to do some things … Continue reading

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Hey, I owe apologies to several people – I just discovered seven comments in my spam filter that I didn’t even know where there. They are all posted now. Very sorry!

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Stars Orbiting Galactic Center

  That short video is the result of a 16 year effort to map the orbits of several stars near the center of our galaxy (The Milky Way). The actual stars move much slower than this (32 million times slower, … Continue reading

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Control Systems Put to Good Use; Or, What To Do In Your Spare Time With Your Spare Parts

   

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