Fat Fish Talks
People, Things, and Words to Consider
Microgravity Matters and Near Earth Objects
When I was a child, I earned candy money from my father in a unique way. Candy talk somehow seems appropriate in this post-election week where the eye candy and repetitive brand pitches are inescapable. “Watch the shiny object” is an ever-present political rant. These days we could all live well if we were simply paid a prorated rate to endure the current steady state of political…Read more
Gravity from the Meeting of Newton and Halley
Do we hear one of the smartest men in history?
Was that a more important meeting than When Harry met Sally or Steve met Woz? Certainly.
I calculated that August 2022 was the 338 year anniversary of Edmond Haley’s famous meeting and question to Isaac Newton about the motion of celestial bodies. At the famous meeting Newton answered Halley directly and elliptically, but failed at that…Read more