2014: Make It Your Year

In a few hours, it will be 2014. Personally, I’m feeling quite upbeat about what lies ahead in the New Year. As I ride out the ice storm–or, more precisely, what’s left of it, viz., the arctic cold wave–my thoughts are leaping ahead. In a warm and cozy setting, my thoughts are clearly in the…

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The Zero-Sum Game

In his featured video (See, “Dark Energy:  The Energy of Nothing,” bigthink.com/blogs/dr-kakus-universe, accessed on 21 July 2013), Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, CUNY, explains that the sum of positive energy and dark matter in the universe equals…zero. He says that the space between objects in the universe–essentially empty space or, nothing–balances out exactly with positive…

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