So, You Think You Have a Good Handle on Reality?

Not So Fast. . . In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams pointed the Hubble Space Telescope at a postage stamp-size patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing. It was completely black. For 100 hours between Dec. 18 and 28, Hubble stared at this lonely patch of sky near the Big Dipper’s handle that was only about 1/30th as wide as the full moon. In total, the telescope took 342 pictures of the region....
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Albert Einstein’s World-Changing Aha! Moment

Aha! Moments are incredible instances when answers or solutions seem to come into focus, leaving us enlightened, astounded, and changed. Aha! Moments make the ambiguous crystal clear and provide answers where, just moments before, there was nothing but confusion. Some Aha! Moments leave the person or the world forever changed. Such was Albert Einstein’s Aha! Moment that took place on a street...
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Pay Attention to Your Dreams

When my two of my sons were young, we bought a set of bunk beds that needed some assembly. Even with a set of instructions, I have a hard time assembling anything. What might take an average person a few minutes to figure out generally takes me twice as long, and the assembly is half as good. There are often leftover parts and screws and some things that don’t fit quite right. Eventually, I got...
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Write a Paragraph or Two About Your Questions and Problems

Many of history’s greatest thinkers like Julian of Norwich, Galileo, Hypatia, Aristotle, Plato, Teresa of Avila, Shakespeare, and Kepler were dedicated writers. They are remembered in part, because they wrote their ideas down. Over 30,000 pages of Da Vinci’s personal notes were found in his home after his death. Thomas Edison filled 3,000 notebooks of 280 pages each documenting his...
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