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Posts published by “Rus Frizzell”

The Cosmos is my environment

I’m overcoming Gravity It’s easy when you’re sad like me. “Music is my Aeroplane” by The Red Hot Chili Peppers It is sad to see human encroachment decimating the ecosystems of the Earth and how people mistreat others. But this story is about our larger environment. The Earth’s natural resources…

There’s plenty of action on Pluto

In the not-too-far cosmic distance… We had a lot of luck on Venus We always had a ball on Mars … We danced around with borealis We’re space truckin’ round the stars.    —Deep Purple, “Space Truckin'” Why do we see so much hoopla in the media about Pluto? Well…

Everything, everywhere–the framework of it all

Nature doesn’t care if we understand all the intricacies of things. Nature appears complete, and dynamic, and alive in its own way. If we look closely at a butterfly’s wing, we see these lovely colorful scales. To see finer details we need technology such as a microsocope. That is hard…

Do we really live in a black hole?

An introduction to a possibility: Cosmological Natural Selection The purpose of science is to get people to examine what is real and abandon false ideas which are misleading. Our understanding of the Universe is vitally important for our species’ long term survival. The sun is going through a life cycle…

Adventure and mystery in Laniakea

 Laniakea, as Wikipedia defines it, is a Hawaiian word meaning, “immeasurable heaven.” The exciting thing for me is to finally see a well made map of our actual neighborhood in the Cosmos. The British science journal Nature recently released a fantastic four minute video on YouTube called, “Laniakea: Our Home…

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