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- Alien Life: Notions and Research
- Anger and Whitewashed Tombs
- Conservative? Liberal? No: Catholic
- Europa, Mars, and Someday the Stars
- God Doesn't Make Junk
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Who I am, briefly
Brian H. Gill
I was born in 1951. I'm a husband, father and grandfather. One of the kids graduated from college in December, 2008, and is helping her husband run businesses and raise my granddaughter; another is a cartoonist and artist; #3 daughter is a writer; my son is developing a digital game with #3 and #1 daughters. I'm also a writer and artist.
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More Perspectives From the Catholic Laity:
- Blog - David Torkington
Spiritual theologian, author and speaker, specializing in prayer, Christian spirituality and mystical theology [the kind that makes sense-BHG]
- The Curt Jester
Punditry, Prayer, Parody, Polemics, Puns from a Papist Perspective
- If I Might Interject
One Catholic tries to interject the Perspective of the Church
- Sparrowfare (peggyhaslar.com)
Seed-Searches among the Stones
Happy. Southern. Catholic.
- Time for Reflections
(Victor S. E. Moubarak)
Ubi caritas et amor. Deus ibi est.
(Where [there is] charity and love. God is there.)
- Blog - David Torkington
Brian H. Gill's online art store: Opening when I get my ducks in a row. ;)
Category Archives: Series
Exoplanets, Dust, and Who Sees Data First?
It’s been a little over 10 years since scientists spotted Kepler-22 b. It was the first time we’d spotted a transiting exoplanet that’s in its sun’s habitable zone. That may or may not mean that Kepler-22 b is habitable. The … Continue reading
Two Nearby Habitable(?) Worlds; Elements for Life
We’ve found two new worlds, GJ 1002 b and c, that could be habitable. They’re the right size and most likely around the right temperature. Actually, make that three new worlds. Another one, Wolf 1069 b, showed up in my … Continue reading
Pax Romana, Caligula: Fiend, Monster, or Baddie?
Caligula is currently famous, or infamous, for being a stark-raving-mad monster with no redeeming qualities. Although scholars have been acknowledging that we don’t actually know much about him. I’m not about to try rehabilitating Caligula’s image. But I’ve got suspicions … Continue reading