NASA ebooks library

NASA does ebooks

Naturally this caught my eye. NASA does really cool stuff for us. It’s hard to imagine a private company taking the time to make as much info public as NASA does. The breadth and depth of the info made available is amazing.
Damn those socialists!!!

NASA ebooks

Hubble Art

A laid back day, listening to Bach, waiting to finish up the garden. I ended up here at Hubble Heritage site , a wonderful expression of the beauty and immensity of the Universe. One wonders if spending dollars on this sort of pure research is worth it. I was a believer from my first cereal box rocket when what we see and do now was barely a dream. The web has certainly opened up our space program so we now have access to far more of the missions and reasoning behind them.
If you’re a space geek it’s great to have “numbers” as one perspective on it all. But it’s the incredible, beautiful images that reach out to most people.
I’m not a person who believes exploration is fundamental to our species, to being human. But I’m grateful to the people who are explorers, for exploration’s sake as I firmly believe knowledge for knowledge sake is never a waste of resources.

In beauty I walk
Beauty before me
Beauty behind me
Beauty all around
In beauty I walk

Einstein. A Prophet?

Gravity Waves
NYT gravity waves
Scientific process

This is fascinating for a multitude of reasons. Einstein being one of them.

What fascinates me almost as much, is the technology designed and created to search for gravitational waves. Fact: this detector can detect perturbations as small as 1000th the width of a proton!