On Liberals, Geckos and Microloans

  Well, it’s time for me to get back on the book and science lecture review wagon! I’ve been working more on short stories and my interactive multimedia book series, Light 2.0, and have neglected […]

Why Women in Tech and Science Know Well About Pulling off the Impossible!

Dr. Marc Rayman, Chief Engineer and Mission Director of NASA’s Dawn Mission told an audience at JPL last Thursday night: “NASA’s motto is  ‘If it isn’t impossible, it isn’t worth doing.’ ” I think this […]

All Hands on Deck Thoughts Evoked On Hearing A Science Star – Freeman Dyson – In Pasadena the Other Night

Yes, it was one of those science fan nights for me at Pasadena’s Caltech Beckman Auditorium last week. I’ve read most of Freeman Dyson’s books and for years have admired his sensible approach to science […]

On Space Cattle and Looking for the Origin of Life

Or, A Little Mars &  Origins of Life History (and other related thoughts) Before Tackling Today’s Space Exploration Debates, Part IV Okay, so a couple of posts ago we left Stanley Miller and Harold Urey […]

How Many Times Did Life Begin? And How Many “Lives” Are There?

Or, A Little Mars &  Origins of Life History (and other related thoughts) Before Tackling Today’s Space Exploration Debates, Part III A while back a college student mentee of mine asked me to join her […]

Writing Out Loud About The Search for Life in Space Exploration

Or, A Little Mars &  Origins of Life History Before Tackling Today’s Space Exploration Debates, Part II One of the exciting things about blogs is the fact that we can update them with new information, […]

Earth Protection P.S.

  Coincidentally, immediately after my last post – making reference to the importance of Earth protection and our meager atmospheric protective shield, I learned that a Riley Duren would be speaking at JPL on Feb […]