Month: October 2006

Jupiter’s Little Mix Master

The small spot’s getting redder! Maybe it’s pulling stuff up from lower down? Like, uh, because that’s what vortices do? Of course, that’ll spell it’s doom. I love Jupiter. Compared to the Earth it’s an easy place to understand, and…

So Many Crises, So Little Brain Power

It’s been a while. Wars in the Middle East. Political idiocy and upheaval in the States. A regime change for Thailand, one coming up for Cuba and England. North Korea either blew up a lot of dynamite or has joined…

Editing Reality

I was in a settlement on the West Bank a couple of weeks ago. One Thursday evening I strolled, watching the sun set. A kid rode past on his bike. On his shirt was the phrase: “No Arabs / No…