Category Archives: Science

Changing

In the summer of 2010, my brother went to our old hometown for a couple of weeks because he felt nostalgic. He wanted to immerse himself in the surroundings of his childhood and relive the happiness of youth. During one … Continue reading

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Aha!

Isn’t it satisfying when the answer to a puzzling situation occurs to you? You are just going about your normal daily routine, when the solution to a problem just pops into your brain. Frequently, the realization provides closure to some … Continue reading

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My Observations About LED Lighting

While on the road to Omaha yesterday, I noticed several new vehicles with defective daytime driving or running lights. These are the long or stylized arrays of LEDs (light emitting diodes) found on later model vehicles near the headlights that … Continue reading

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Weirdos

This week a selection of videos about Buckminster Fuller came up on my YouTube feed. So, on a whim, I clicked on one of the thumbnail links. Bucky was a textbook case of a weirdo genius. He was one of … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know

One of my school chums could never say, “I don’t know”. If one of my friends┬ácornered him on a fabricated answer, he only became more defensive. Gary was actually a pretty intelligent guy. He went on to graduate school and … Continue reading

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Disaster From The Sky

“So, what’s new?” I asked Jorge during a long lag in conversation. My friend exclaimed that he could hardly wait for the Swift-Tuttle comet to arrive in our part of the Solar System. I was rather surprised at his statement … Continue reading

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Happy Space Exploration Day

I think today should be celebrated in the same manner that the US celebrates Columbus Day. Perhaps it should even supplant Columbus Day. But, that’s just my opinion. Throughout the Americas, Columbus Day commemorates the anniversary of Columbus’ landing in … Continue reading

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