The boom of a cannon shook my window Continue reading “Vikings come raiding again”
This is the water across which the refugees are swarming from the Middle East into Europe.
British Science Week is March 11 to 20: Continue reading “The Thousand-Yard Model in a London park”
The first of this year’s two total eclipses is drawing near: March 9, to be seen from within a narrow path across the Earth:
We learned from a recent newspaper item that there is a list of Britain’s “Top Ten Beaches,” calculated Continue reading “The most beautiful place in the world”
A reader writes that she did see Leonidas in the sky.
That’s wonderful! Continue reading “Tell them in Lacedaemon”
If you could have looked down through my ceiling during the evenings – not just the evenings – of Continue reading “A confession about the Final Astronomical Calendar”
Dengue is nicknamed “breakbone fever” because of the excruciating pain it causes. Continue reading “Science and Counter-Science”
An aspect of Galicia that I forgot to mention is time.