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The weight of Water

by Theodore R. Frimet The Weight of Water fundy tides, tidal friction, and Einstein I ordered a copy of the Observer’s Handbook 2019, back a few months ago. I was pretty stoked that The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

the squish factor

by Theodore R. Frimet oh baby, it’s cold outside! I reached out to the universe, by email, on February 8th 2019, at 11:55 AM, with the following plea, and embedded an image from https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES obtained a few minutes before said … Continue reading

Posted in March 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

The hair rides the string

by Theodore R. Frimet Observation and perception There are regular and predictable motions of a galaxy’s spiral arm. On our carousel ride through our neck of cosmos, we typically move altogether. What perplexes me, the most, however, is the bumpy … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

string of pearls…

by Theodore R. Frimet …and puddle ducks A while ago, I acquired a Swift phase contrast microscope. It became a replacement for my failed attempt to revive a binocular, standard light version. It did not, however, replace my single ocular … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

Magnetar Extinction

by Theodore R. Frimet Why earth lets us live You know, sometimes it really is the simple things in life that I enjoy the most. Microscopy is among one of them. Imagine my glee upon rediscovering the less obvious connection … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

Happy New Year

by Theodore R. Frimet I was going thru my notes, from last year, of what would not pass for muster in our Sidereal Times. I decided that if this doesn’t end up with old Aesop being tossed off the mountainside, … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

Deep Thought vs. Deep Thinking

by Theodore R. Frimet Gary Kasparov to the Rescue! I have not been a Chess enthusiast, oh, for so many years. I remember my finest moments in a chess club, vintage 1980’s downtown Manhattan. Surrounded by Grand Masters, I found … Continue reading

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Heart and soul of Orion

Heart and Soul of Orion, derivative work by Theodore R. Frimet, © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Posted in January 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment