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Do the Dew

by Theodore R Frimet the dragons breath A few months ago I gave a partial reference to the oft-used phrase, “water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink”. (1) This Saturday morn, instead of watering at the mouth, and … Continue reading

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Lead, Follow, or Color me.

by Theodore R Frimet do crayons come in low albedo? Dear Mr. Elon Musk, As there is no doubt that you are very tired. I will put my bottom line up front. Please contact a local Coating provider. Elon Musk, … Continue reading

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Let’s go out on a limb

by Theodore R Frimet and try not to hang ourselves with the truth Space Force. Federal Employees get paid leave. Compromise. Whatever. Don’t attribute any of this to the current administration. We are ready to hand them their hats. Let’s … Continue reading

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Sol Survivor

by Theodore R. Frimet two cats enter. one cat leaves. It’s late Sunday afternoon, the 22nd of December. I am still recovering from 6 hours of evening observations at AAAP Washington Crossing Park observatory. I don’t frequent there as much … Continue reading

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this side of the truth

by Theodore R. Frimet you may not see The Martian Conundrum. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (CO2), seasonally freezes and coalesces into frozen ice, on the Martian poles. What should follow is that all gases will similarly ice up. That is, when … Continue reading

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

Mercury Rising

by Theodore R. Frimet of mice and bears Needless to say, do not look directly at the Sun. Do not put filters on an eyepiece and look thru it. In either of these cases, you will be permanently blinded. Let’s … Continue reading

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

white dwarf – black hole

by Theodore Frimet oh my! Ok. I’ll take what I can get. It is a dangerous thing to shout out a Hypothesis. Especially when professional scientists are doing the math, and writing their journal entries. And then you find a … Continue reading

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

The Einstein Cross

by Theodore R. Frimet How to measure a Gravitational Lens The daily commute to backfill, in Norristown, sometimes has me waiting in the off-ramp. Car is idle, and I spy a bird on the left shoulder. She sits atop a … Continue reading

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

The Milner Experiment

by Theodore R. Frimet Ok. I am going to actually write about the Milgram Experiment (2). That was where volunteers gave shocks to people. The shocks were make-believe, and the persons receiving the shocks faked their pain and suffering. A … Continue reading

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