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The Cosmic Calendar and the Cosmic Perspective

Shrinking the history of the Universe down to fit into the time frame of one Earth year may not seem all too impressive at first. The realization however that, fit into a calendar year, each month is representative of about one billion years, while each day is 40 million years, presents one with the inescapable … Continue reading The Cosmic Calendar and the Cosmic Perspective Continue reading Continue reading

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Blog 1 – Cosmic Calendar

For my first blog, I wanted to discuss the cosmic calendar.  From the picture below, you can see, from a human bias, the five most important events in universal history, symbolized in the julian calendar: the big bang in january, the formation of the milky way in march, the development of the solar system in […]Continue reading Continue reading

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Human’s Fascination of the Solstices

If there was one thing that early humans revered most, it may have been the position of the Sun.  Ancient cultures around the world, before the first cities ever existed, built monuments to measure the Sun’s position (known as archaeoastronomy).  The most famous of which is Stonehenge in England, which has its entrances aligned to […] Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s About Time

Most of us have calendars hung in our kitchens or virtual apps constantly berating us with times, dates, and upcoming …

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The Cosmic Calendar

Something that caught my attention while reading was the Cosmic Calendar.  It is truly amazing how looking at how the world evolved, from a perspective of a year, can help one’s understanding.  One of the most fascinating things was the evolution of humans.  Early life forms didn’t even come into existence until September 22nd, and […] Continue reading Continue reading

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