When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It’s like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?
Of the individual poems, some are more lyric and some are more descriptive or narrative. Each poem is fixed in a moment. All those moments written or read together take on the movement and architecture of a narrative.
If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it’s game over. It’s control-alt-delete for civilization.
But investment in space stimulates society, it stimulates it economically, it stimulates it intellectually, and it gives us all passion.
I head a nation of a million presidents.
I lived in the studio apartment that I bought for four years before I bought it in 1989, so I was already in it. I began living there in 1985, so I’ve had the same address and phone number since then.
As you may know, I am a mechanical engineer.
Unlike science, creationism cannot predict anything, and it cannot provide satisfactory answers about the past.
I don’t know whether a poem has be there to help to develop something. I think it’s there for itself, for what the reader finds in it.
Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science – in all of biology.