“One of the more unsettling discoveries in the past half century is that the universe is not locally real.”
They share a lot, astronomy and childhood. Both are voyages across huge distances. Both search for facts beyond their grasp. Both theorize wildly and let possibilities multiply without limits. Both are humbled every few weeks. Both operate out of ignorance. Both are mystified by time. Both are forever starting out. From Bewilderment by Richard Powers
“It has become exceedingly clear, over the past few months, that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope does exactly what it set out to do.”
This is a great show Ezra did with Richard Powers.
“For 52 straight days this winter, Shannon Hovey woke up in the company of five other men in a metal tube, 20 feet long and seven feet in diameter, tucked deep inside a ship in the Gulf of Mexico.”
“The list of obstacles to the stock market rally gets longer by the day. Equities had a blast in July with those in Europe and the US rising the most since 2020, yet it’s a long way from a short-term bear market rally to a sustained move higher.”
Today be the best Damselfly you can.
“Your genes play an important role in your health, but so do your behaviors and environment, such as what you eat and how physically active you are. Epigenetics is the study of how your behaviors and environment can cause changes that affect the way your genes work.”