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Carl Sagan

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Christmas Eve from the Moon

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known,” said author and astronomer Carl Sagan. And so it was 43 years ago when we came home from Midnight Mass to one of the most memorable Christmas Eves in my lifetime. On the television were grainy images and a message at the bottom of the screen that […]

The Journey of Discovery

Forty-one years ago, the crew of Apollo 8 was orbiting the moon. Untold thousands of people came home home from Christmas Eve services to look in wonder at live TV  pictures from the mission. Along the with video, the astronauts sent a message. But even if the crew had never said a word, they would […]

Journey of Discovery

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~ Albert Einstein Today a space shuttle is scheduled to take off for a maintenance mission to the Hubble telescope. This will mark the final trip to the Hubble, which was launched in 1990. Years ago astronomer Carl Sagan spoke beautifully of the telescope and what it said […]

A Nation of Wimps

“I don’t believe professional athletes should be role models. I believe parents should be role models.” ~ Charles Barkley If you love research on sports, the new Journal of Sport Administration and Supervision could be for you. The first issue, recently released by the sport management program at Middle Tennessee State University, contains several articles, […]