Well the world didn't end after all... I wrote this a long time ago just after I left the Navy, and updated it recently.
AP1200, Adam Block, Celestron
“No Faith”, “Universal Divinity” or “I think therefore I am, but who are you?!”
I have never suffered from a lack of imagination. As a child, I spent many hours dreaming of stories written by Ray Bradbury. I carried books by Clifford Simak and Robert Sheckley to school instead of textbooks. I swore to my parents that I had witnessed first hand the stories described by Isaac Asimov. I considered Stanislav Lem a close relative because my great-grandmother was also from Poland...
"I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet." The SKY-MAP.ORG authors completely share these concerns of Stephen Hawking. The only words we could add are that the greatest threat to the human race is the human race itself.
A recent outing with my telescope has me pondering human behaviour
Bring an open mind to the eyepiece.
How my fascination with astronomy led me to the another love of my life.
When is Bigger Big enough? Or...Why my bigger scope shows me wonderful views of my closet.
In this edition of his coulumn, Rick Shaffer muses about what SciFi writers have projected for "Our Future", as well as puts a "wet blanket" on some cherished visions....
Real observing is more than just using your eyes-it involves your and heart as well!!!
Ever have that one experience that can change your life forever? With everything available to Amateur Astronomers these days, it's easy to forget what's important in our lives. And this experience relates just such an occasion.
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