Monthly Archives: February 2012

Photosynthesis – A Bright Ray of Hope in our Energy Future

Last Thursday, invited by my friend Sam S. Vasan, I attended a dinner meeting of the AIChE ( American Institute of Chemical Engineers) held in Walnut Creek. The speaker was Prof. Anastosias Melis, a Biochemist from U. C. Berkeley, and … Continue reading

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Resurrection – A Natural Adaptation in Yellowstone!

At Yellowstone Park (see my photo essay of recent trip) winter is a time of survival. The conditions are harsh and life must adapt to survive. In fact after the long, cold winter many animals who are at  less-than-peak fitness … Continue reading

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Winter in Yellowstone: A Place of Exquisite Beauty

Last week, along with a dozen other photographers, I made a trip to Yellowstone National Park. I found winter in Yellowstone to be a unique experience: it was cold, harsh, snowing. Temperatures ranged from -15°F to +20°F – even colder … Continue reading

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An Evolutionist’s Meditation on the Miracle of Being

Some time ago I was asked to give an opening invocation at the Board of Trustees Meeting of CIIS (California Institute of Integral Studies) in San Francisco. How does an Evolutionist invoke the transcendent? I re-read what I had said … Continue reading

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