The following is very loosely based on the recent research in telomeres, aging & disease. I took a bit of a left turn into Greek mythology. 8 more words
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A Meditation on Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia", and a slight review of Edmonton's Citadel Theatre's production of same
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No poet, no artist of any art, has his complete meaning alone. His significance, his appreciation is the appreciation of his relation to the dead poets and artists.
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Taking advantage of a rare celestial alignment of the planets, those two robots, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, gave us all our first detailed, high-resolution, glorious views of the solar system beyond Mars, revealing the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, and their panoply of rings and moons, in all their awesome wonder — not just for scientists, but also for poets, musicians, painters, novelists, moviemakers, historians, and even kids.
True story! See the recent issue of Canadian Geographic, http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/magazine/jf13/geo-engineering_climate_change.asp