Tag Archives: Cosmos

A stellar perspective

While I think you should , I’m sure not everyone makes a daily visit to NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) site. Today’s APOD picture is actually a clever video by a guy who goes by Morn1415. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Where are the aliens? Fermi Paradox update

I posted on this topic before. This updates that with some new information and links to some interesting, new articles. There are a lot of people in the world who, like me, are fascinated with this topic. Although no one … Continue reading

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The “Fermi Paradox” is fascinating

The Fermi Paradox asks the question, “if we humans aren’t unique as an intelligent beings, then why haven’t we seen them or heard from them?” This is an issue I’ve pondered for most of my life. I started wondering about … Continue reading

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ET and UFOs

Based on a couple of these posts, someone asked me, “Since you believe in ET, do you believe in UFOs?” Maybe it shouldn’t bother me, but questions like that aren’t ones I like. To start with, I don’t really like … Continue reading

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Gods of the aliens?

I was tempted to summarize & discuss the content of the ‘Closer to Truth’ episode but you can watch it yourself, so I’m going to skip that. What I found surprising was the consistent assertion that proof of intelligent aliens … Continue reading

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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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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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One of the universe’s mysteries

I’ve always liked the simple but profound thought in this quote: The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility. Albert Einstein I don’t find it surprising that we don’t understand everything about this universe we inhabit.  No, instead, I … Continue reading

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