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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hypervelocity Missiles and the Depth of Space

by Theodore R. Frimet It is common knowledge that we acknowledge the vast oceans as a limited resource. Beyond our national boundaries, even so, globally, there appears to be a tragedy of compromise. Whereas the 1982 United Nations Law of … Continue reading

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See no evil

by Theodore R. Frimet Four great tunes to listen to. However only one speaker, and of course, only one channel. Unless of course you are a mutant like me! NASA isn’t going to listen. Post Hubble and James Webb, they … Continue reading

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tikun olam

by Theodore R. Frimet tikkun olam how Aesop met his end I am having a difficult time incorporating our politics concerning the 2nd Amendment with this unnecessary death. This isn’t the venue, now, for a call to revisit the purposefulness … Continue reading

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Aesop rising

by Theodore R. Frimet Aesop rising her moment, a lifetime. Time is not a constant throughout the universe. An intelligent and sentient life, within or without our galaxy, leads a time compressed experience. Our kissing cousins’ seconds, minutes, or even … Continue reading

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The passing of the shadow

by Theodore R. Frimet The passing of the shadow an “eglimpse” of the future Well, my benefactor, once again, left a gift of a journal on the front table. There it waited patiently for the after event of another great … Continue reading

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