Total Eclipse of the Heart

Today was, of course, the so-called Great North American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017, the first time in a century there has been a coast to coast total solar eclipse.  Nothing reminds you of celestial mechanics quite like seeing astronomical objects pass through each others shadows in real time.  So, I thought I’d spend a […]

Symmetriis in Veritate

Symmetry is a super important concept in pretty much every discipline I’m interested in, so I think about it a lot.  Sometimes, that thought is conscious, such as centering the Escher tiling at the beginning of this post.  Other times, it’s subconscious, like looking at an image or an object and “feeling” that something is […]

All these worlds…

    I started to write a Facebook post when I figured, hey, it’s been 18 months or so since I’ve posted anything here…I should probably justify the cost of this website or something.  LOL. As you may know, NASA’s Juno probe has arrived at Jupiter and will soon start sending back epic images of […]