“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” –Ray Bradbury It wasn’t all that long ago — back when I was a boy — that the only planets we knew of were the ones in … Read moreHow Many Planets Are In The Universe?
“Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense!” –Comte de Lautréamont When you think about it, it’s amazing that our physical Universe makes sense at all. The fact that we can observe what’s happening, determine the laws that govern it, and predict what will happen under the same … Read moreWeekend Diversion: Triangles, a Puzzle, and Beauty