On the Status of Man in the Universe. From Galileo to Darwin, and the Church.

About three years ago I encountered a book that told the story of Charles Darwin and his work; On the Origin of Species, from a unique perspective. While prior to this encounter, I’d acquainted myself with the famous case of the Roman Catholic Church; Galileo; and the Center of the Universe. It took me a... Continue Reading →

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This SuperMum!

In the Animal kingdom, the Ladies are the ones you should look out for.. They do most of the Hunting and Foraging. They do half of the Fighting. And still make out lots of time for the Kids and care for the Family. This SuperMum Cheetah is a great example of how all the Mothers... Continue Reading →

A Spectacular Show

wow. this is a Great Read. The Auroras have always awed Man. Its so beautiful and even more when we learn how they came to appear in the first place. 🙂

Thanks Mekhi.

Rationalising The Universe

A snappy little post today, the science behind the spectacular display of the Aurora Borealis a.k.a Northern Lights. This mystical display of colours may be better left to childhood imagination but in the name of science we shall explain its true origin. As with many things here on Earth, the existence of the Northern Lights is thanks to the Sun. The Sun may be million of miles away but the effects of this colossal heat giant can be easily felt on our planet.

Storms on the Sun blow out streams of electrically charged solar particles across space and the Earth is in the path of this stream. The solar wind, as its called, distorts the Earth’s magnetic field and allows charged particles from the Sun to enter the Earth’s atmosphere. This is most easily done at the poles of the Earth where the magnetic field is weaker which is why…

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Perspectives on the Creation of the World

A lot of concepts or rather subjects of probe in the world often have two sides. One for and one against. Most times, I try putting myself in both shoes to see things from their own unique perspectives. As to the case of the centre of the universe, or how the Earth came to be,... Continue Reading →

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The Center of The Universe

Three years ago, I was going through a NASA website, following a trend in an argument that once took place a long time ago. The argument having ensued for many centuries, during the growth of astronomy. However, I brought this up now because, sometime this year, some group of people calling themselves the Flat Earthers... Continue Reading →

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The Overwhelming Universe.

NASA recently released this astounding Photo of the far Universe; as seen by Hubble. Here's a Piece I read from Douglas Preston's book, Impact. "The Universe is a hundred and fifty-six billion light-years in diameter, and that's just our part of it; the part we can see. The Human brain can't imagine the Universe.. The... Continue Reading →

Prologue to The Lord Of The Rings

The Script of Galadriel, Lady of Light.  I figured i should put this up here, having being a Middle-Earth citizen since the year 2001, when I first came across the motion pictures of  J.R.R. Tolkien's LOTR- Fellowship of The Ring. The prologue is quite a favourite part of the film for me. All lines below... Continue Reading →

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