My dad is very sick and I’m in France to be with him. When I was 13 or so my dad bought me a small “Que Sais Je” book on the physics of micro transistors. “There’s advanced math in there, but you’ll figure it out. It’s the future.” I wasn’t so sure that I would [...] More →

John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, was instrumental in establishing Yosemite as a National Park. I recently climbed to Clouds Rest, one of the summits in the park along the John Muir Trail. Incidentally, being a bit higher in altitude, this is the best view of Half-Dome you can get. Here are a few [...] More →

The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles) from Earth. The Voyager 1 spacecraft, which was leaving the Solar System, was commanded by NASA to turn its camera around and to take [...] More →

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