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JWST: Names, Claims and Attitudes

NASA launched the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) December 25, 2021. By July of 2022, the JWST had settled into position at the Sun-Earth L2 Lagrange point: about 1,500,000 kilometers, 930,000 miles from Earth. Then, after deploying its heat shields … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keefe, a Light, the Moon and a Steeple

Georgia O’Keefe painted “New York Street with Moon” on 47th Street in Manhattan. That’s been what art critics, scholars and reporters have been saying for decades. Except for one, in an article in Sky and Telescope’s most recent issue. Astrophysicist … Continue reading

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War, Peace and a Civilization of Love

Yesterday was Veteran’s Day. In my country, it’s a time to remember folks who have served in America’s military. Today I’ll talk about why countries have military forces, and why I think it’s a good idea. Even though I don’t … Continue reading

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