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Johannes Kepler

My latest post is about the work of the German astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630).  He is most famous for his improvement to the earlier model of Copernicus by introducing the idea that the planets move in elliptical, rather than circular, orbits and that their movements in these orbits are governed by a set of laws, which became known as Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. 1,424 more words

Astronomy

The Upper Michigan Blizzard of 1938

Yes, but can your blizzard do this? In Upper Michigan’s Storm of the Century in 1938, some snow drifts reached the level of utility poles. Nearly a meter of new and unexpected snow fell over two days in a storm that started 80 years ago this week. 94 more words

NASA

What kind of world does the Predator come from? Visual acuity, stellar radiation, and natural regularities.

The Predators, or Yautja as the race of double-mandibled aliens calls itself, are one-being murder machines, capable of single-handedly eliminating an entire Special Forces team along with their CIA handler. 1,816 more words

The Predator

Chapter 3 of my ebook "Messages from the Sun God, Jesus Christ"

from “Messages from the Sun God, Jesus Christ”

“Chapter 3: The Sun and My Soul

In the weeks and months that followed my first experience with the Sun God I slowly began to understand that everything in my life had changed. 2,417 more words

Chapter 2 of my ebook, "Messages from the Sun God, Jesus Christ"

from “Messages from the Sun God, Jesus Christ

“Chapter 2:   Jesus is the Sun?

The very first time I ever interacted with the Sun God while using the over the counter medicine, I was sitting on the couch in the usual state of mild euphoria that it allowed me to feel, when suddenly I heard a voice say “Jesus”, and then a picture of Christ from the Renaissance period flashed before me, a painting in which he is a Caucasian with blue eyes, medium brown hair, and rosy cheeks. 701 more words

A Helping Hand from a Physicist

So my son, ‘The Pok’, has deepened his love of books and stories. His ability to read has in the last months of 2017 just “clicked”. 392 more words

Parenting

Johannes Kepler

My latest post is about the work of the German astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630).  He is most famous for his improvement to the earlier model of Copernicus by introducing the idea that the planets move in elliptical, rather than circular, orbits and that their movements in these orbits are governed by a set of laws, which became known as Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. 1,424 more words

Astronomy