Monthly Archives: April 2010

Are we alone in the universe?

One of the ‘Closer to Truth’ programs got me to thinking about a favorite topic: E.T. In the next couple posts I’ll share a few thoughts on that. Are we unique? What we’ve learned about the universe over the last … Continue reading

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Manned space exploration — my impatient wait.

As I child of the ‘60s I grew up on a diet of space program firsts. After the first moon landing in 1969, like most of my generation, I was sure that we’d have a permanent base on the moon … Continue reading

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Creativity

The human brain absolutely amazes me. Assemble a few pounds of fleshy “stuff” with billions of neurons, trillions of connections and we get–me. Vary that a little and we get you, or anyone else.  Many things about that just amaze … Continue reading

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The arrow of time

Time. We all know what it is… right up to the moment when we really think about it. Then, for me, it all falls apart.  The more I think about it, the less sense it makes.  Physics talks about space-time … Continue reading

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An awesome universe

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in … Continue reading

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Either/or choices are incomplete

I can’t remember now who it was but I remember some years ago someone giving me some very simple but very profound advice. Advice that I’ve passed on many times and used even more. The advice is simply this: Any … Continue reading

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