Wandering Planets

“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night; God said Let Newton be! and all was light.” Alexander Pope (1688–1744), British satirical poet.  Epitaph Intended for Sir Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey (1730).   During Galileo’s childhood, the most widely accepted belief about the mechanism to explain planetary motion was that planets rode on an eternally unchanging…

Itching to Write a Blog

Well, it’s home stretch again for the Spring 2012 semester at UCF. Unfortunately, when school gets busy, my blog must be pushed to the back burner. In the meantime, I’m always tucking away little notes, photos, emails, or links for future blogs. I chuckle to myself when I read blog-help…

The Most Beautiful

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Hellen Keller       A handful of stories from blog readers that demonstrate how one person connects with, encourages, or demonstrates love in a practical…