The long waited spectacle of science culminates in the Eclipse of 2017. What makes this event significant is not its historical value nor its philosophical meaning, but its rarity. Solar eclipses occur every 1 ½ years as the orbital motions of the earth, moon and sun allow the moon’s shadow to be cast on the earth. Locations where the shadow can be experienced seem random, but can be predicted with high accuracy millennia into the future. What makes them rare… Continue Reading ››
Quote of the Week!
“the passion for economic equality…is…a passion for getting as much as those above us in the economic scale already get rather than a passion for giving those below us as much as we ourselves already get.” –Henry Hazlitt