Cosmological Mystery

The cosmic background microwave radiation of the Big Bang is, according to two recent studies, unexpectedly asymmetrical. And the plane of its symmetry aligns with the Earth’s rotation with the axis of our Solar System. Which suggests that we have a ringside seat at the universe, which is a reversal of the position scientists haveContinue reading “Cosmological Mystery”

Chinese Breathing Exercises

I joined a class in early Spring and have been doing these exercises since then, almost daily with a couple of periods when I took a break. A Chinese man living in Cambridge started the classes as a means of helping people build up their breath to combat the effects of COVID-19. The following isContinue reading “Chinese Breathing Exercises”

Nuts From Red versus White Horse-Chestnuts

In an earlier post I talked about the difference between European (White) horse-chestnuts and Red Horse-chestnuts. Deb (Deb Weyrich-Cody) pointed out that Red Horse-Chestnuts are a cross between the white variety and the red buckeye. Now the fruits have ripened and here are the nuts from a Red Horse-chestnut, and then from a European (White)Continue reading “Nuts From Red versus White Horse-Chestnuts”