Neptune turns 1. Kind of.

“Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune.” –Noam Chomsky Except back before it was discovered, the very idea of Neptune… well… sounded like it was from Neptune! The planets out to Saturn are visible with the naked eye, … Read moreNeptune turns 1. Kind of.

Going Up?

“Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world.” –Blaise Pascal Whether you have or haven’t seen the xkcd webcomic, height (or my old post referencing it), one of the things that I can’t imagine not fascinating you is what you see the farther “up” you … Read moreGoing Up?