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A Scientific Debate

The Big Dipper is not a constellation. Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse Party

Animated debates and laughter bounced among the lunar celebrants. Continue reading

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A Constant State of Heightened Sexual Exhilaration

I happened to be outside this morning at 4:00am. The summer constellations twinkled merrily. Continue reading

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August 1973 an excerpt

They careened all over the race track of sex, from tender love making to down and dirty fucking. They exploded in super novae and fell into deep, dark, wet caves. Their lust was a thing to behold and surely the dozens of meteors that flashed across the sky were a direct consequence of their passion. Sexual physicists, to this day, cannot explain their failure to leave a smoking crater in the wake of their sex for there certainly should have been one. They. Were. The. Big. Bang. Continue reading

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Waiting for the Other Show to Drop: the 1976 Geminid Meteor Shower

It was a gloriously starry night – that’s the irony to winter skies over Ohio, they are notoriously and steadfastly gloomy, but occasionally a favorable wind blows through, clearing the sky of its cloudy burden, revealing a landscape of glittering jewelry hung on an infinite fashion show of disturbingly thin models dressed in the velvety, star-sequined cosmos. Continue reading

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Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: It’s Time for the Perseid Meteor Shower Again

I thought I was witnessing some rare cosmic event, and having been left somewhat paranoid by years of Sunday School and the Wrath of God, I wondered if there wasn’t something a little end-of-the-world-ish about it. I was both enthralled and just a little bit nervous. Continue reading

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