Category Archives: General Ignorance

The Intermetaphor

The Internet (aphorism and metaphor) We float on an estuary, with a river below. It flows fast as light beneath, but on top, the long stories and the bold drift, accreting and learning and losing; entropy. The bold stories, like … Continue reading

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On the Shoulders of Giants…

… You can see forever! Let’s talk about fusion, not metaphorically, but as a detailed look at exactly what made us and how it happened! Look! A new Star! On the 24th of August, 2011, the team at the Palomar … Continue reading

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Fusion = Beauty!

Bearded Sky Faeries and the real world Sitting again on the balcony the other morning, I realised that Carl Sagan and Brian Cox were absolutely right. Fusion is everything. Here’s an example of what I mean : And here’s what can … Continue reading

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Never Give Up – Never Surrender!

Musing… So I’m sitting in the warm afternoon sunlight, watching the world go by from my perch on the balcony, knocking back a couple of milligrams of dextropropoxyphene and caffeine, and almost starting to feel good about things! Why? I … Continue reading

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