Well, I’m standing in the midst of my 5th year wedding anniversary, and I thought it sensible to send a note forward another five years. (It seems a nice increment for several reasons… not the least of which is our digits. *grin*) We’re just hours from a renewal of our wedding vows downtown at a Las Vegas-style Strip-front […]
Read More Timestream Post: A note from 03/17/2012
At a year’s close, before looking ahead, one can’t help but become a little retrospective. 2011 was a big one for me. Looking back, this year included a regular fleet of red-letter firsts: We celebrated the birth of my first child, Grayson. I decided to stick my toes into the NewSpace entrepreneurial maelstrom and started my […]
Read More Looking forward to 2012
Well, the intriguing possibilities affecting the likelihood of a mysterious companion in our Solar System continue to blossom. First, the actions of comets suggested that there may be a large “Planet X” named Tyche beyond the Oort Cloud. Then, we discovered planets around distant stars with highly elliptical, highly inclined orbits, giving us more potential […]
Read More Solar System’s “Planet X” lost in space?
Recent observations of the nearby (44 light-years away) multi-planet star system Upsilon Andromedae have kindled in my mind an intriguing question: Namely, can our own solar system have one or perhaps many “Planet Xs” hiding in oblique orbits? Allow me to explain. It has been known for quite some time that the Upsilon Andromedae star […]
Read More Solar System has more than one “Planet X”?