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The Universe is Alive

“Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery When you look out into the Universe, what is it that you typically think of? Do you think of reliable, fixed stars and constellations? The…

Messier Monday: The Owl Nebula, M97

“A wise old owl lived in an oak The more he saw the less he spoke The less he spoke the more he heard. Why can’t we all be like that wise old bird?” -The Immortal Poet Bromley To your naked eye, the night sky appears littered with thousands of individual points of light: the…

Messier Monday: A Reflection Nebula, M78

“My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.” -John Lennon Welcome to the latest edition of Messier Monday, where each week we…