The Humans

‘These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before!” Ready for Starfleet? Three of earth’s most … Continue reading →

A Time of Humanity ~ The Sympathy of Enlightenment

  We have not moved from our modest neighborhood but our address has changed:  it is now Clearwater, Florida, in the Virgo Supercluster of Laniakea (Hawaiian for ‘immense heaven’).  Astronomers have discovered that our Milky Way is clumped together with … Continue reading →

On A Feverish Planet with Cardinals and Alligators

We are living at a time when the possibilities of astronomy have exploded with the next generation of “extremely large telescopes” (ELTS) which are being built in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. Most people are not generally aware that … Continue reading →