Tag Archives: Galileo

Notes from a reawakening city

I’m still on the prowl for big boxes of tissue, so went out to find them. I found even more. My lovely framing place, a small storefront, has re-opened. I’m so glad. And a nearby veterinarian has opened again, with … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life: emojis, Girl Scouts and Galileo

From 538 Significant Digits: 70 new emojis Yesterday, God help us, was World Emoji Day. In honor of this “occasion,” Apple unveiled 70 new emojis, including a kangaroo, parrot, peacock, mango, lettuce and cupcake. Hip techie-foodie zookeepers are presumably thrilled. … Continue reading

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“Cassini Vanishes Into Saturn, Its Mission Celebrated and Mourned”

Source: Cassini Vanishes Into Saturn, Its Mission Celebrated and Mourned – The New York Times A thrilling story, it might move you to tears. It did me. It also moved me to my shelf of books on and by Galileo … Continue reading

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