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“One Small Step” in a Long Journey

“A journey of a thousand li starts with a single step.” (“Tao Te Ching,” Laozi) “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” (Neil Armstrong) I figure the journey to Earth’s moon began when someone looked … Continue reading

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No More Sunspots?

Sunspots come and go in an 11-year cycle. Our sun has acted that way for centuries. With a few exceptions. The sunspot cycle changed about 23 years back. I think we’ll learn a great deal by studying what’s happening, but … 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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