Category Archives: Science

Happy Earth’s Rotation Day!

“Any person, brought into the presence of this fact, stops for a few moments and remains pensive and silent; and then generally leaves, carrying with him forever, a sharper, keener sense of our incessant motion through space.”–Leon Foucault Generally speaking, … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice!

“Solstice is the reason for the season, so it is our duty to pay respect to them.”–Unknown Those of us who are fascinated by the sky and the weather understand the basic natural mechanics of our planetary journey around the … Continue reading

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On Time

“Timing has always been a key element in my life. I have been blessed to have been in the right place at the right time.”–Buzz Aldrin I begin setting clocks and wristwatches each Saturday afternoon ahead of Daylight Savings Time … Continue reading

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The Moon

According to the last count, Saturn has 83 moons to lead all of the Solar System’s Planets in sheer numbers of natural satellites. Jupiter comes in a close second with 79, Uranus and Neptune have 27 and 14 to round … Continue reading

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September Equinox Again

Today I selected a photo of an Equinox driving through a lovely setting in New Zealand to illustrate the blog. This is to commemorate the September equinox and to represent change. The particular vehicle was manufactured by Holden largely for … Continue reading

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Moon Day

July 19, 1969, the world awaited with baited breath for one of the most anticipated milestones to occur. The next day, two humans were scheduled to land a spacecraft and then walk on the surface of the Moon. As history … Continue reading

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Foolish All Alone

“He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.”–19th century industrialist, Andrew Carnegie I stumbled across the Carnegie quote while skimming a yellowed, vintage Omaha newspaper to determine … Continue reading

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