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Science: Why Is This ‘Candle In The Dark’ Kept ‘Down Stairs’ In Today’s Society?

Science today is like a butler or a maid in a wealthy Victorian era household.  Below stairs, circumspect, no one really understands what they do, nor do they care as long as things are clean and their meals show up on time.  However, without them, the entire household collapses on its face.  Today everything is … Continue reading Science: Why Is This ‘Candle In The Dark’ Kept ‘Down Stairs’ In Today’s Society?

News Spectrum From Around The Pale Blue Dot

News Spectrum is a new addition to the site. We’ll be providing a flow of current news, flavored with our perspective, trying to place individual stories in a larger context to make them more meaningful. In other words, a lot of what’s in the news is presented to you in such a fashion that the … Continue reading News Spectrum From Around The Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagan: A Tribute To A Man Who Humbled Us All With a Pale Blue Dot

When I was in possibly the third grade I remember sitting in the library and being assigned the chore of choosing a biography about someone note worthy and do a presentation to the class.  I grabbed one of the first books that looked remotely interesting.  It was a biography about Carl Sagan. I wish I … Continue reading Carl Sagan: A Tribute To A Man Who Humbled Us All With a Pale Blue Dot