The Night Sky by Eric Erickson

The ISS

In 1990, while I was still a productive citizen, I luckily got to see plans for Space Station Freedom. This was at the Johnson Space Center, always a great client to visit. Back then my contractor ID gave me access to many

In-Between-ers

My philosophic view of our universe is everything, really, everything that exists is on the spectrum of existence.  I see existence as a smeared continuum vs. absolutes.  An example is visible light.  It’s part of the electromagnetic spectrum.  Red light is part

Looking for Life

We know life.  Just look around, it’s everywhere! Living things tend to consume other living or once-living things to live. That stuff gets metabolized, broken down into life-force producing molecules.  It boils down to energy.  Energy is the life-force produced via metabolic

Solar Cycles

Solar cycles.  You probably studied them in science class, boring!  Something about 11 years blah, blah, blah, sunspots, yada, yada, yada, snore. Solar cycles, boring as they may appear, help us understand the long-term impact our star the Sun has on the