Cosmic Embryo #8: What's Swimming On/In My Eyes?

I woke up from a nap, on my back, looking up through my bedroom window at a brightly lit blue sky...

Is There An Optimum Solution To The Missing Sock Problem? Cosmic Embryo #7

It finally happened. One of the purple striped socks my daughter Lana had given me as a birthday...

Cosmic Embryo #6: Swaying Trees To Produce Wind Energy

The earth has abundant energy sources, if only we would bother to tap them. Wind power has had...

Cosmic Embryo #5: Aiming For The Moon With All Rockets Blazing? A Critique Of Breast Cancer Deadline 2020

Cosmic Embryo #5:  Aiming for the moon with all rockets blazing? A critique of Breast Cancer...

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Itinerant theoretical biologist with B.Sc. (Math) from the University of Chicago and Ph.D. (Chemical Physics) from the University of Oregon Dr. Richard Gordon, Itinerant Theoretical Biologist Retired... Read More »



Cosmic Embryo #3: The ART of 3D Sun and Breast Cancer Imaging

NASA Releasing First Views of the Entire Sun on Super Sun-Day [February 6, 2011]

Icon for Cosmic Embryo: Erupting star V838 Monocerotis

Icon for Cosmic Embryo: Erupting star V838 Monocerotis 

”On 2010-09-26, at 5:01 AM, Frithjof A.S. Sterrenburg wrote:

Dear Richard!

Sorry to hear you have been in the claws of the barber-surgeons.  Hope everything is well now!… As for your itinerant existence, you begin to resemble the mathematician Erdös! Cheers, boy, get well soon!"