By Dave Haynie, Electrical engineer and part-time mad scientist The hate part I understand, at least intellectually. They’re taught that. They’re indoctrinated. And they’re also taught to accept what they’re told, to not challenge ideas, to never think for themselves. They’re taught tribalism. Their lazy, stupid parents need to place the blame for their sorry lives... Continue Reading →
I have a 4 year old grandson soon to be 5. My wife bought him a small pair of binoculars. At first when he looked through them he couldn’t see anything, but he kept trying and all of a sudden he said, “Woa! Everything’s big!” Then he wanted to look at everything inside and outside... Continue Reading →
The entire country of Kiribati is being wiped out by climate change and still people deny it's happening. The doomed Pacific island country is being swallowed.
That would be fantastic! We should have so many question for them, like how did they manage to cross light years just to get here? Going at the fastest speed ever achieved, it would still take us about 1,500 years one way to reach the Trappist-1 system 40 light years away. Many people have no... Continue Reading →
No reaction physically. Psychologically we’d be freaked out, but Haley’s comet is a small body that would have little gravitational effect on either large Moon or even larger Earth. It would zip by with no effect except to excite scientists and make headlines.
Of course we can! The answer is no, there are no aliens from other planets. This is not the answer you wanted, but if you really understood how far a light year is then you would know the very nearest star is 4 light years. Another candidate is 40 light years. No one can achieve... Continue Reading →
During the total eclipse, nearby clouds looked weird. In the photo below that I took during the eclipse in Missouri, the nearby clouds were in the total eclipse while the distant clouds were not.