Category: Science and Space

More signs of trouble

Here in the US, most of us are very much focused on the upcoming election and all the unprecedented, insane drama coming from Washington. It’s hard to imagine it being any other way. But while we’re dealing with a never-ending stream of outrages and… Continue Reading “More signs of trouble”

What next? Bill Gates has some thoughts

Like so many of us, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the last few weeks wondering how our current devastating health crisis is going to affect our lives going forward.  Our lives and our collective life, together, on this planet. I just… Continue Reading “What next? Bill Gates has some thoughts”

Heroes Are on Their Way

There’s no doubt that the healthcare catastrophe the world is facing now generates almost unlimited bad news. Like so many of us, when I read or hear good news, it’s a real ray of sunshine piercing through what seems like an impenetrably dark cloud.… Continue Reading “Heroes Are on Their Way”

Today is National Moon Day

As you may know, today marks exactly 50 years since Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Lunar soil. It is, indeed, a monumental occasion. For so many reasons. One of the many things that have happened as a result of this historic… Continue Reading “Today is National Moon Day”

Species are disappearing while humans…

It’s alarming to think about, but it’s nevertheless true that hundreds of thousands of species are disappearing while humans carry on with their ever-expanding enterprise to exploit absolutely everything on God’s green Earth. In early March of this year–just over two months ago at… Continue Reading “Species are disappearing while humans…”

The National Climate Assessment

The comprehensive  report about Climate Change and its consequences is called the National Climate Assessment and it was released about ten weeks ago. I noted that the report had been released at that time but failed to put together a post about it. But, obviously, the assessment is… Continue Reading “The National Climate Assessment”

Don’t Worry, Bee Happy!

If you read much news and you’re pay attention to anything relating to ecology, no doubt you’ve heard that bees are not having such an easy time these days. It’s not so easy to be a bee, trying to live, thrive and survive! So… Continue Reading “Don’t Worry, Bee Happy!”

Pine Island Glacier: Manhattan-sized Antarctica iceberg breaks off

Ben writes: there are fresh stories in the media every day about the very serious changes happening on our planet because of climate change. Here’s another one. If you’re listening to what climate scientists are saying on the subject, here’s one more piece of… Continue Reading “Pine Island Glacier: Manhattan-sized Antarctica iceberg breaks off”

Latest Adventure: Manatee Hammock in Titusville. Nice Park, Horrible Weather!

This was my first foray into a very popular park and campground in Brevard County. That would be Manatee Hammock  Park in Titusville. T’ville is a little north of Cocoa on US 1, for those of you who aren’t too familiar with East Central… Continue Reading “Latest Adventure: Manatee Hammock in Titusville. Nice Park, Horrible Weather!”

John Glenn, Space Pioneer, Has Passed at 95

I did take note when Arnold Palmer passed back in September. Today the news is of another towering American icon: fighter pilot, Astronaut and former Senator John Glenn. We boomers who came of age in the ’60s followed his every exploit and idolized this… Continue Reading “John Glenn, Space Pioneer, Has Passed at 95”