Cooking Up Plutonium-238
September 5, 2022
pSOS+ at Westinghouse Somewhere between 1995 and 2000, I was sent to teach a pSOS+ class to Westinghouse engineers in Savannah, Georgia.
For the past couple of years, television and popular science articles have been capitalizing this popular theory.
Orion’s Arm Pit
November 2, 2012
Why do the Orionids (meteor shower) always come from Orion’s arm pit, and only just before dawn?
Inspired by “Why Does E=mc^2” by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw, I admit to giving my imagination considerable free rein in this essay.
Curiosity Begins
August 6, 2012
Curiosity, the biggest, heaviest and most complex rover, landed successfully on Mars this evening.
A parent, watching their child take its first steps, knows it may fall.
Everything I can see, touch, hear, find in fossils or discern in the extreme reaches of the most distant super galaxies and quasars all tell me that everything changes according to “cause and effect”.
The “limit” of the speed of light is an observational, or relative to something else, limit.

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