Guess I am pretty dense. As many books and TV shows as I have read or seen about Einstein, physics, and cosmology, I just understood something for the first time since it was extremely plainly laid out for me. An ever expanding universe requires one or more forces to push matter further apart: cosmological constant. Forces attract… Continue reading Cosmological Constants
I picked up Einstein and Religion the other day. Its been a compelling read as I am about 1/3 through in just over 24 hours. Both of these come from pages 74-75. Maimonides: Our Knowledge [of God] consist in knowing that we are unable to comprehend Him. Spinoza: On your question whether I have a… Continue reading Image of God
. Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein, (attributed) The Quotations Page Very nice! I’m nearly insane from working with computers.
I took a trip with my family to Washington DC last weekend. Below is a sampling of pictures I took. Many more are over at Flickr. Click on any one below to see it larger. Plus the larger view has a link over to Flickr. 😀 Tyrannusaurus Rex The two little girls below are my… Continue reading Washington DC
NASA – NASA Finds Direct Proof of Dark Matter: Dark matter and normal matter have been wrenched apart by the tremendous collision of two large clusters of galaxies. The discovery, using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes, gives direct evidence for the existence of dark matter. … These observations provide the strongest evidence yet… Continue reading Evidence of Dark Matter
A number of people have remarked that my cube is too clean. So… Here is a list of things people can get me to help messy up my cube: The Red Swingline Stapler The Cubes – Cubicle Playsets Albert Einstein Action Figure Giant Plush MicrobesE. Coli, Pox/Syphillis, Mad Cow, Bookworm, Ebola, Ulcer, Beer Yeast Monty… Continue reading PROJECT: Mess Up My Cube
A few conspiracy theorists who claim we never actually went to the Moon mention the inability of the space suits and craft of the time to hold out the cosmic radiation. Do they have enough time to gauge whether a human could survive a trip to Mars and back? Considering Mars no longer has a… Continue reading Frying Astronauts One Chromosone At a Time