Memorial Day

Over the weekend Tony and I went camping at New Germany State Park in Western Maryland. Saturday night there was a talk by the ranger about a B52 bomber that crashed there in 1964. It was one of twelve planes that was constantly aloft in the 1960s, carrying two nuclear bombs. The pilots had sealed [...]

More about Mary Evershed and Dante

I'm still reading Mary Evershed's own book about Dante and the early astronomers. She begins with a useful set of chapters explaining various theories and discussing Ptolemy. Part II is then her discussion of Dante. I'm not there yet. However, I did finish the biography that George sent me by Tracy Daugherty. Besides being interested [...]