Category Archives: Thinkers

Posts aimed at making you reading twice and thinking often!

An Image of What Was

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. A short thought that I wrote about five or so years ago when I bought my 8” Celestron telescope and aimed it at this object; the Eskimo Nebula. Object information below as … Continue reading

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Seeds of Things to Come

Image credit & copyright: Don Goldman. Roughly 800 light years away in the southern constellation Vela (Sails) is the Vela Supernova Remnant, of which this is a small portion of. Once part of a massive star, (a star with at … Continue reading

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The Ignorance of Nibiru

Illustration credit & copyright: JPL; Batygin and Brown/Caltech. You know, I usually refrain from even writing posts like these for two main reasons. One is that they’re a complete waste of my or anyone else’s time and second is that … Continue reading

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There are no Knuckleballs in Space!

Illustration credit & copyright: NASA. Relax we’re not going to be talking about Red Sox legend, Tim Wakefield or their current knuckleball ace Stephen Wright, but instead this is in regard to solar system bodies or we can safely assume … Continue reading

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Alone in a Galaxy of Billions

Illustration credit & copyright: NASA/JPL-Caltech Ever feel alone in a world of billions? Well believe it or not, there are planets in our galaxy and likely in every galaxy that truly are alone. Through the unfortunate interactions of their fellow … Continue reading

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Far Away and Long Ago

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. When the light from the galaxy in this image left and headed our way, the dinosaurs were still happily grazing on trees….and each other (depending on who you were). In fact they … Continue reading

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Reflections of My Birthday Travels: 2015 Edition

Image Credit & Copyright: ISS Commander Terry Virts of the Large & Small Magellanic Clouds (LMC & SMC); the two major satellite galaxies of our Milky Way. Born on May 3, 1977 (Year of Voyager and the Space Shuttle) I’ve … Continue reading

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