Why did non-Euclidean geometry take so long to find its way into physics? (7700 words)
The eye can only reveal what the mind is prepared to see.
Does the citizen scientist have a long term future? It depends on the future of both the citizen and the scientist. (4000 words)
One astronomer’s dimpled pie is another’s cratered moon. How can our mind’s eye learn to see the new and unexpected? (3900 words)
An interview with Rob Ferret of Wisconsin Public Radio. The stars, Polynesian voyaging, human exploration of the solar system. It’s all here. (12 mins. listening time)
For most of human history, the stars told us where we were in space and time. Have we forgotten how to look up? (3600 words)