Author Archives: Brian H. Gill

About Brian H. Gill

I'm a sixty-something married guy with six kids, four surviving, in a small central Minnesota town. I mostly write and make digital art. I'm only interested in three things: that which exists within the universe; that which exists beyond; and that which might exist.

Arecibo Radio Telescope 1963-2020

Part of the Arecibo radio telescope collapsed this summer. A supporting cable had snapped. Another cable gave way this month. I’d like to be writing about plans to repair the dish, replace aging cables and restore the historic observatory to … Continue reading

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Holiday Hodgepodge: Lights, Health, Pandemic Paranoia

“Osakis Hosting Holiday Light Parade” AbbeyOnAir, 98.1 – Minnesota’s New Country (November 17, 2020) “…Tractors, lawnmowers, golf carts, cars, any vehicle you can decorate is welcome to be part of this festive holiday event….” (photo by Isaac Schweer) The Osakis … Continue reading

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Religion and Science: Different Paths to Reality

Scientific discoveries haven’t threatened my faith. I don’t see how they could, since I think that reality and truth exist. And that they’re real. In other words, I think I’m not a figment of your imagination and that we live … Continue reading

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Armistice, Veterans, Poppy and Remembrance Day

November 11 is Veterans Day. It’s also called Armistice Day, Poppy Day and Remembrance Day. The Armistice Day Moniker made sense in 1919, a year after Ferdinand Foch signed the Armistice of Compiègne. A year without appalling body counts was … Continue reading

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