Monthly Archives: January 2009

Hiatus

Several things have come up (good things, all), and I need to let an obligation or two go in order to keep up. I don’t expect to post here again until March 1. Thanks for visiting!

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Sunday Afternoon: Galileo, Part 2

This is a continuation from last week’s post: Galileo, Part 1. In Galileo’s time (again, we are talking about the last 1500’s and early 1600’s), science as we know it was still new. It was still common for pure logic … Continue reading

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Gene Wolfe Book Club

I was so happy to find this: The Gene Wolfe Book Club. It’s a forum, all set up to discuss the 12 novels of Gene Wolfe’s Solar Cycle. What’s even better is that word is getting out there before the … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Galileo, Part 1

What really happened? Galileo has been brought up so many times in conversations I’ve had with people about religion and science that I figured it was long past time that I looked into exactly what happened. What I’ve found is … Continue reading

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Presidents

What a great picture. That’s a lot of history to have in one room. My favorite (Ronald Reagan) is sadly missing. And I’m shocked – SHOCKED! – that they didn’t invite me to lunch with them. I’ll do my best … Continue reading

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Ten Great Astrophotos

Sky and Telescope Magazine has posted a collection of stunning pictures taken by amateur astronomers. Find them |here| and enjoy!

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