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A Pernicious Source . . .   Leave a comment

8th Grade Student Deciding Whether To Eat The Berries — Image by kenne
 
A pernicious source of bad decisions in our lives…
Knowing just enough about a topic to think you’re right,
but not enough to know you’re wrong.
 
— Neil deGrasse Tyson
 
 
 
 

Desert Orangetip Butterfly   Leave a comment

7 Falls April 2013Desert Orangetip Butterfly — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“Curiously, light-loving GREEN plants reject the Sun’s GREEN light,
reflecting it back at you, which is why they look GREEN.”

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

Yellow Larva of the Cloudless Sulfur Butterfly   Leave a comment

The Yellow Larva of the Cloudless Sulfur Butterfly on a Yellow Wood Sorrel Plant — Image by kenne

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies:
know more today about the world than I knew
yesterday and lessen the suffering of others.
You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”

— Neil deGrasse Tyson 

Solar Rock — Computer Art   Leave a comment

Tosh Lawrence Nature WalkSolar Rock (First Posted January 2013) — Computer Art by kenne 

I like to believe that science is becoming mainstream. It should have never been something that sort of geeky people do and no one else thinks about. Whether or not, it will always be what geeky people do. It should, as a minimum, be what everybody thinks about because science is all around us.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

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