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The recent death of Halton C. Arp prompted me to read this book.

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Your Handle On The Night Sky by Daniel E. Pope, 2011.

un and awe.

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Gravitational Waves: The Shadow Ghosts of Science

Berkeley and Newton/G waves and spacetime/
J. Weber and LIGO/memory and concepts

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Notes and Comments on Quantum by M. Kumar

Dedicated to quantum cosmologists, wherever you may be

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Circumpolar North

A fantasy ruined by what rain won't let me see.

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Here and There

More Planets Than Stars? (Astronomy Now)
 same Kepler, NASA sat, recorded 1,284 newly discovered exoplanets. Analysis picked these out of 4,302 

Colliding Neutron Stars  (

They yield results for LIGO and with gold and platinum too. same

  Cometary Acceleration for 'Oumuamua, the Interstellar Visitor? (Scientific American)

sameNot an alien source as seen by Pan-STARRS1 Observatory.



The Gaian Stricture (Earthsky)

Fermi's Paradox - where are the aliens? Maybe rapid changes on a planet could eliminate life. (Or was it supernovae?)

Universe Expansion Has No Explanation  (NASA)

Observed Hubble constant not match predicted.