U is for Universe

Texture by Jay Hilgert: Nebula Paper 5 The sun, with all the planets revolving around it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as though it had nothing else in the universe to do. ~Galileo Galilei You just gotta love Galileo. The father of modern science, this brilliant, renegade, mouthy, radical instigator, outspoken Italian pulled no … Continue reading U is for Universe

Z is for Zero

Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Nothing. Void. Goose egg. Webster defines it as: the arithmetical symbol denoting the absence of all magnitude or quantity. And so the universe began. It is a common theory among cosmologists that the universe  began some 15 billion years ago with a cataclysmic event causing all known energy to instantaneously come … Continue reading Z is for Zero