Black Hole Blues

| August 31, 2009

    I was recently watching this TV program on black holes.  As usual when I contemplate such things, I became slightly depressed.     When a star which is about three times or more the mass of our sun reaches the end of its life, it collapses and in the process blows out a great mass of matter […]

Small Triumphs

| August 18, 2009

       I had an unusually uplifting experience yesterday–I was able to repair a defective coffee maker!   I purchased the Mr. Coffee back in June, and it has proved to be an excellent coffee brewer.  I have always had a favorable impression with this brand.  We have used it where I work for many years and […]

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Just an ordinary guy who loves: everything biological, photography, science fiction (SF), books, new ideas, interesting people, life in all its aspects...zzzZZZ Ok, you can wake up now...