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Only Too Brief

A Tribute to Stephen Hawking

What is time? If the Universe began with a big bang, what happened before? Was there a before? What are black holes, and why aren’t they really black? 440 more words


Ah, Cupid…

“Be of love a little more careful than of anything.”
 ~ E. E. Cummings

Ah, Cupid. Fickle, passionate, God of Love whose darting arrows don’t always hit the target … we celebrate you nonetheless, along with the eternal stuff of poetry and song, and hearts that beat a little faster. 875 more words


Hello Adventure

“As you go the way of life, you will see a great chasm. Jump. It is not as wide as you think.”*

Not the jump-out-of-an-airplane kind of adventure. 479 more words


Fighting for Manchester

Our hearts break, yet again, having witnessed (yet again) another senseless bombing overseas. My first feeling was renewed horror, followed immediately by the thought “this has to stop”. 307 more words

Life And The Universe


A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari

‘We have the dubious distinction of being the deadliest species in the annals of biology.’

Around two-and-a-half million years ago in the course of evolutionary history, something remarkable happened, something with stupendous consequences for this planet on which we all live. 788 more words

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