57: forging a new trail

I detest small talk, particularly about the weather, so excuse me for this: the weather yesterday was absolutely beautiful, right?

Sunny, nearly cloudless skies; warm and breezy, but not too much so of either. Excellent.

And because of that, I was posed with a bit of a dilemma. Continue reading “57: forging a new trail”

34: just a quick thought cos I’m sleepy tonight

I was driving home from work, listening to a podcast yesterday evening when I heard the following story.

It was 1957 when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, humankind’s first-ever artificial satellite.

A couple of physicists were eating lunch in John Hopkins’s Applied Physics Laboratory when they heard the news. Continue reading “34: just a quick thought cos I’m sleepy tonight”