With a skull and Keats, there was little choice but to write about the new online items in rhyme. So with apologies to Shakespeare, Keats and the scientists, as well as the people at SpaceIL, here are today's grab bag of poems. As usual, follow the links.
Alas poor Yorick – We can only know
Where you lived all those eons ago
Walking, did you take those others in stride;
Human, yet strange, as they strode alongside?
Did your children wander forth,
Searching for a greener North?
Can your skull, a bit of bone,
Tell us where our seeds were sown?
There was a fine crew in Rehovot
That aimed for the Moon with a “space boat”
It’s barely a cart
But they’ve built it quite smart,
For cool science it’s bound to promote
“Two hearts that beat as one,”
Just one beat? Where’s the fun?
Just one cell can beat as twenty
For your heart, love, that is plenty
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Dull paleossiferous twit !
You've popped your poor skull like a zit
Now neither your glia nor seeds of the chia
Can make a great bust out of it