Posts Tagged ‘science’

Galileo’s Moon

There’s a Mystical Island somewhere in the waters of the Mediterranean where the soothing music of the lyre is buoyed by a gentle breeze and life goes on forever. You may recall the stories from ancient Greece about mortals visiting its eerie caverns, consulting with the Gods and philosophers of ages past. According to Homer, […]


Getting Our Kids Ready for the Competition: "Squaring" Reality with Pi

There are a lot of circles not only in our man-made world but also in the natural world, like the eye of the egret or the ball of the sun. When it’s important to compute the area of the circle, there’s the old Euclidean “Pi” formula, “Circle Area = Pi times the radius of the […]


Galileo’s Moon

There’s a mystical land somewhere in the waters of the Mediterranean where the soothing music of the lyre is buoyed by a gentle breeze and life goes on forever. You may recall the stories from ancient Greece about mortals visiting its eerie caverns, consulting with the Gods and philosophers of ages past. According to Homer, […]


The Milky Way: Detail 2011 – And a Question: Is Ecology Theology?

Recently, I read again a book that fascinated me in the 1960s, Henry Wilder Foote’s Religion of an Inquiring Mind. Afterwards, I went on line to check out the status of this wonderful work and came across the blog site “The Inquiring Mind.” A January 2010 post was titled “the religion that is Global Warming.” […]