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Orion – the hunter

January 15, 2017

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After the Big Dipper, Orion is easily the most known and the most pointed out constellation by the people who recognize at least some of them. There is the obvious belt, although Orion lived BP (Before Pants) so he wears a short skirt, or kilt or such, and below that hangs his big, um sword. […]

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The Meaning of Death

January 1, 2015

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And who shall separate the dust Which later we shall be? Whose keen discerning eye will scan And solve the mystery? The high, the low, the rich, the poor, The black, the white, the red, And all the chromatic in between, Of whom shall it be said: Here lies the dust of Africa, Here are […]

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Stardust and What To Do About It

September 28, 2014

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What is the nature of interstellar dust? How does it affect the starlight that passes through it? What can be done to locate and catalog the numerous, small, tenuous dust clouds that populate our galaxy at the higher latitudes? Is it possible to somehow vacuum under my refrigerator without moving the damn thing? The nature […]

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