Tag Archives: NASA

High Flight

Tomorrow is a sad anniversary!  What do you remember about hearing the news and your reactions?  The tragic loss undermined my trust in progress and technology.  Optimism was replaced by doubt… even the bravest and most brilliant sometimes fail. Here … Continue reading

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Santa: Math and Science

NORAD has for many years maintained a Christmas Eve tradition of tracking Santa by satellite as he allegedly travels around the world. What began as a clever spoof has evolved in to a major operation, with volunteers manning the phones … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

Who is the Fittest Olympic Athlete? So, who really is the fittest of them all, the greatest of the Olympians? This very informative article from TIME magazine would have us believe that you can’t know this from the medal count.  … Continue reading

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Goldilocks Conditions and Threshhold Moments

This morning I got so caught up in the staggering complexity of the internet that my curiosity ran away with the clock and I did not leave myself enough time to write the blog I was thinking about. Perhaps tomorrow! … Continue reading

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The Enemy

Walt Kelly said it all so well in this poster for the first Earth Day in 1970. It was an image he returned to, most famously in this cartoon: But the problem goes way beyond littering and overflowing land fill … Continue reading

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Apocalyptic Daze

Secular elites, we are told, prophesy a doomsday without redemption. The article linked below elaborates on what I blogged about yesterday… chicken little… and the question of who or what to believe, and how we respond… or ought too. Apocalyptic … Continue reading

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The Sky Is Falling

Do you remember the story of Chicken Little from your childhood? I think our copy was in A Little Golden Book. As I remember, it is a cautionary tale warning against jumping to conclusions based on faulty evidence, against spreading … Continue reading

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