On Childhood Memories and the Christmas Sensawunder

As I left the office Monday evening, the moon, a waxing crescent, held in the sky to the south southwest. There was a planet nearby in the sky, I presumed it was Jupiter, just from its brightness, but I didn’t honestly know. In general, the sky was remarkably clear. Monday had been a brutally windyContinue reading “On Childhood Memories and the Christmas Sensawunder”

On Carl Sagan’s “A Glorious Dawn”

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” “The sky calls to us; if we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars.” For someone who watched Cosmos at a young age and had his life shaped by it, this video is reallyContinue reading “On Carl Sagan’s “A Glorious Dawn””