If You Believe That Blankets Keep You Warm…

“My girl, my girl, don’t you lie to me, tell me where did you sleep last night? In the pines, in the pines, where the Sun don’t ever shine, I’ll shiver the whole night through.” –Leadbelly, among many other variations It’s already been a couple of months since I wrote about Global Warming, and was … Read moreIf You Believe That Blankets Keep You Warm…

Are we watching NASA Astrophysics commit suicide?

“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.” –Ben Okri Let me take you back 20 years, to the early 1990s. Back then, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator was right here in the United States: Fermilab’s … Read moreAre we watching NASA Astrophysics commit suicide?

The Physics of Nothing; The Philosophy of Everything

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” –Winston Churchill It’s often said that you can’t get something from nothing. And while this may be true for most practical applications of your life, it isn’t true for our physical Universe. And I … Read moreThe Physics of Nothing; The Philosophy of Everything