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It’s Serendipity Day Today

After I finished proof reading yesterday’s post about Alternate Personal Histories, I thought about how we begin our lives as a series of coincidences. Children are produced by the serendipity of whatever brought the parents together, and the serendipity of … Continue reading

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What About Pluto?

The astronomical object, Pluto, was discovered on February 18, 1930 by the young astronomer Clyde Tombaugh. He had been studying photographs taken the month before by the telescope at Arizona’s Lowell Observatory, where Tombaugh worked. From that time until 2005 … Continue reading

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Pluto Reclassified

What is in a word? My dictionary says that a word is a verbal representation of an object or a concept. It is also a graphic representation of the verbal representation itself. Words are frequently at the root of controversy.  … Continue reading

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