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Stuck In The Universe

Not much to see
Not to do
We’re the smashed mosquito on the trucker’s windshield
The bugs in the headlights

Essentially, time moves when we are still… 150 more words

Poetry

Your Holiday Helping of Home Cooked Food (and Sex Robots): Links You Need To See

Calories are not the first thing on my mind during the holidays—but maybe they should be. The “average” amount of calories the “average” person should eat daily is approximately 2000; younger people should eat more than older people, and men typically need more calories than women. 342 more words

Pop Culture

Christmas Day and The Calendar

Merry Christmas to all my readers and followers! Christmas Day, for the majority of people from countries with a Christian tradition is celebrated on December 25. 1,550 more words

Astronomy

Kepler Comes Back From the Dead

Last year, an equipment failure caused NASA to deem its $600-million Kepler space telescope unrepairable. But since then, astronomers and engineers devised an ingenious way to repurpose Kepler, whose mission has been to scour the cosmos in… 212 more words

Science

How big is our Milky Way? Is our solar system really that...

How big is our Milky Way?

Is our solar system really that small? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week’s Random Space Fact.

By: The Planetary Society.

Planet Plant

As populations grow, extending humanity to other planets is an increasingly viable solution to overpopulation. But for us to live on other planets, we would need a stable environment and community, which inevitably involves plants. 398 more words

What If Existence 'Just Is'?

The Planck scale (ca.1.616×10-35 meters) is said to be the smallest limit of classical measurements. Further probing would require photons with Planck scale sized wavelengths, thus become so energetic that it would collapse into a black hole. 431 more words

Philosophizing