While presidents threaten each other’s countries with nuclear obliteration, or repress and starve and bombard their own citizens, other humans of more constructive character Continue reading “Transnational science”
It’s deep autumn, and maybe we feel like a holiday to Continue reading “The Loss of the Flies”
Serpens the snake – the only constellation in two separated parts, head on the right or west, tail on the east – wriggles Continue reading “Snakes in the sky and in cages”
As summer ends, the Summer Triangle tilts over toward the west.
I often, beside the sea, used to gaze out at curtains of rain under clouds, like a skate under a foot.
Good morning, Tor, it’s your twelfth birthday, and also Continue reading “Groundhog Day weather”
This Monday November 14, the Moon
The first time I came to this island universe was by walking, along the bridge over the void Continue reading “Venice and the Feast of the First Full Moon”
Thank heaven for science. Or thank the enlightened government departments that support it.
Ants infesting a sooty tern chick. Continue reading “Scientists and Yellow Crazy Ants”
What does that mean and does it matter?