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World Baking Day

Celebrate World Baking Day… sweet!

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May 17, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places

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“I’ve been lucky. I’ve lived an extraordinary life, exploring the Universe and attending the odd party or two.”
–Prof. Stephen Hawking

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March 21, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

World Poetry Day 2018: ‘Relativity’

Sarah Howe: “Relativity”

for Stephen Hawking

When we wake up brushed by panic in the dark
our pupils grope for the shape of things we know.

Photons loosed from slits like greyhounds at the track
reveal light’s doubleness in their cast shadows

that stripe a dimmed lab’s wall — particles no more — 
and with a wave bid all certainties goodbye.

For what’s sure in a universe that dopplers
away like a siren’s midnight cry? They say

a flash seen from on and off a hurtling train
will explain why time dilates like a perfect

afternoon; predicts black holes where parallel lines
will meet, whose stark horizon even starlight,

bent in its tracks, can’t resist. If we can think
this far, might not our eyes adjust to the dark?

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March 21, 2018 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

The Pale Blue Dot

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February 20, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Star Stuff: The Story of Carl Sagan

by Stephanie Roth Sisson

Star Stuff follows Carl from his days star gazing from the bedroom window of his Brooklyn apartment, through his love of speculative science fiction novels, to his work as an internationally renowned scientist who worked on the Voyager missions exploring the farthest reaches of space.

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January 26, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

ANNIVERSARY: Marie Curie

Happy 150th Birthday!

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November 9, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Mad As A Hatter

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September 9, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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