Tag Archives: Universe

Stephen Hawking

“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.” – Stephen Hawking The great Stephen Hawking died today at the age of … Continue reading

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Here today, gone tommorow

“In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS … Continue reading

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The illusion of self-importance

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.” – Carl Sagan When … Continue reading

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His motive is unclear

“He was just a guy. Something happened, he snapped or something, he was just a guy.” – Eric Paddock, brother of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock I am tired of waking-up in the morning and hearing about another massacre. For … Continue reading

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Third rock from the sun

“As people alive today, we must consider future generations: a clean environment is a human right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility toward others to ensure that the world we pass on is as healthy, if … Continue reading

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The tail of a wasp

For the last week or so this wasp has been building its nest in the corner of our portico. I don’t know much about wasp or Entomology but I do like bugs and what I know about this busy lady is … Continue reading

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The Big Bang

“Those who see the cosmic perspective as a depressing outlook, they really need to reassess how they think about the world. Because when I look up in the universe, I know I’m small but I’m also big. I’m big because … Continue reading

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