Tag Archives: folklore and myth

Writing, a Raven and Pallas

Once upon an evening dreary, while I pondered, fogged and bleary, Over many a disconnected fragment of erratic text, While I dithered, nearly dozing, suddenly I started thinking: I should be sleeping! Sleeping more and brooding less might have done … Continue reading

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Early Birds, Unisex Fish

We still don’t know exactly how birds got their wings. Literally and figuratively. But we’re learning more about when and how they started. Scientists in Europe and China found fossils of birds that lived roughly 120,000,000 years ago. Other scientists … Continue reading

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Science, Faith, and Me

This universe is bigger and older than some folks thought, a few centuries back. I don’t mind, at all. Besides, it’s hardly new information. We’ve known that we live in a big world for a long time. “Indeed, before you … Continue reading

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LIGO/Virgo: Another First

Another gravitational wave observation gave scientists the best evidence yet about one aspect of merging stars. On August 17, 2017, folks with the LIGO/Virgo collaboration observed three clusters of gravitational waves. This time astronomers found an infrared, visible, and X-ray … Continue reading

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