Comments of the Week #17: From solstice to subatomic and smaller

“We converse as we live by repeating, by combining and recombining a few elements over and over again just as nature does when of elementary particles it builds a world.” –William H. Gass Only here, when you repeat, combine and recombine your letters and words, the thoughts, questions and comments you submit are as completely … Read moreComments of the Week #17: From solstice to subatomic and smaller

Throwback Thursday: The Cosmic Chronicle of Carbon-14 (Synopsis)

“Life exists in the universe only because the carbon atom possesses certain exceptional properties.” –James Jeans When you think of carbon, you very likely think of materials from diamonds to nanotubes to graphite to all organic matter, which — as far as we know — requires carbon as a central building block. But 98.9% of … Read moreThrowback Thursday: The Cosmic Chronicle of Carbon-14 (Synopsis)

Weekend Diversion: 5 doses of Terry Crews’ awesomeness (Synopsis)

“I call myself the Amusement Park. That’s because I’m funny and scary at the same time.” –Terry Crews There’s something to be said for the power of unique talents, or for combining a set of rare skills in a unique way. This weekend, have a listen to Murder By Death‘s interesting song, You Are the Last … Read moreWeekend Diversion: 5 doses of Terry Crews’ awesomeness (Synopsis)

Comments of the Week #16: From the Distant Universe to our Analemma

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald The moment of Solstice has passed, and we’ve officially entered Summer (in the north) here at Starts … Read moreComments of the Week #16: From the Distant Universe to our Analemma