Category Archives: Science & Nature

Do The Math

This thought occurred to me recently so I looked up some information on the Internet and did the math. No, this article isn’t about equations and you don’t have to do any math. The Rose Bowl enters into the picture … Continue reading

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Sex, The First Time (and I don’t mean me)

Long long ago, far far back in time, sex didn’t exist yet. Living beings just grew and self-divided into two copies. But then at some point, two living creatures on Earth were the first to ever have sex. What inspired … Continue reading

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Martian Wars

Today, NASA announced that they found water on Mars.  The water is in a very salty mixture and actually flows under certain conditions (as you can see in the photos above).  Then NASA announced a mission in the future to send a spacecraft … Continue reading

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Approaching Pluto

On July 8th, 2015 NASA released this photo taken of Pluto from the spacecraft named New Horizons on the previous day.  (As an update to this post, a sharper photo taken days later during the Pluto Flyby is posted below).  At … Continue reading

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Creative Use of Technology

Scientists are working on developing teleportation, the idea from Star Trek where people can be “beamed” from the spaceship to the planet surface or anywhere else. Instead of sitting in traffic, you could avoid it all and beam yourself to work. … Continue reading

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Star Party

I went to a star party last night.  Whats that?  Its a bunch of people hanging around in a parking lot, in the dark, looking at stars.  Its more fun than it sounds.  The organizer had a green laser that he … Continue reading

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Transporter Technology, and then………

I’m on a commuter train, Caltrain, heading south to Mountain View, CA.  The trip is about 45 minutes from San Francisco on a bullet train or an hour and a half on a regular train.  45 minutes doesn’t sound all … Continue reading

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