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Double Dating

by Theodore R. Frimet Are Mizar and Alcor sexting? Mizar was presented to us as an optical double star, by NJ State Planetarium staffer and professional astronomer Bill Murray, at our Bright Spring Deep Sky Objects (DSO) presentation at the … Continue reading

Posted in June 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

quantum entanglement.

by Theodore R Frimet pass the uranium, please. It was 10 marbles for 99 cents, plus shipping, and I couldn’t resist. Imagine, uranium embedded into glass. Not a new thing, of course! Uranium glass has been around before there was … Continue reading

Posted in May 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Elysium Planitia, al dente – to the teeth

Theodore R. Frimet Really? I went to UACNJ, at Jenny Jump, the other day for a pasta dinner, and let me tell you fellow Astronomers, it was simply scrumptious! Janet and I had taken to the road much earlier, than … Continue reading

Posted in April 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A failure is a non sequitur

by Theodore Frimet or how I stumbled onto an Ultra Violet telescope A few articles ago, in fact, my first, I described how I was converting my passion for infrared based sensing of cloud height to near infrared sensing of … Continue reading

Posted in March 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A myth you can live by…

by Theo Frimet Angular momentum and the space time ripple effect I came. I listened. I learned. And all at last month’s lecture on how stars explode. I am writing here, today, to opine on how a software program running … Continue reading

Posted in February 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

tabula rasa

by Theodore R Frimet A photon, neutrino and graviton walk into a bar… A photon, neutrino, and a graviton walk into a bar. Bartender asks, what’s with the graviton? The photon says, “let me explain”. The neutrino interrupts, and says, … Continue reading

Posted in January 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment