Astronomy stories, books, poems, and more

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an amateur astronomer from Mexico confronts harsh realities of life for immigrants in Florida Read More
From the memoirs of Syndeeka, Warrior-Astronomer. Denied an astronomer's position at the emperor's palace, Syndeeka agrees to join a team of mercenaries in a dangerous mission to save a lord's daughter from becoming a cult's next blood sacrifice to the god of death. The second Sword & Sorcery Fantasy story… Read More

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From the memoirs of Syndeeka, warrior-astronomer. For a young prostitute living in a tropical city-state, the prospect of becoming the court astronomer's new apprentice seems like a blessing, but an ancient prophecy threatens to destroy everyone and everything she's ever known. The first in a series of Sword and Sorcery… Read More

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Book / Literary Fiction

July 28, 2021

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Lewis wants to rid the world of clocks, watches and all time-pieces. As he travels around the world... Read More
It feels exciting, like walking on thin ice, it can feel so transparent, with note-by-note realizations utilizing hypnotic rhythms and extensive use of the sound-design capabilities of his instruments with repeated pitch, filter or effects changes creating genuine spacescapes. Holmes is creating or discovering music using different tone qualities that… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 08, 2019

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A poem I wrote early this morning, September 8, 2019. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 23, 2019

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Tales from a Distant Lonely Star~ Can you hear tears echoing in the distant far deaf void? Read More

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"We are prospering in the 'Electrical Age,' although it more properly should be called the 'Age of Solar Vulnerability.' Nothing lasts forever in a universe filled with so many unknowns and imponderables." Martin Stebbler, PhD., July 28, 1980 Read More

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"If there is one word I could say to describe this it would be "Wow!" I was not expecting the story to go this way and I couldn't put it down! I ..." Read More

This is a work in progress. Many chapters remain unfinished or unwritten. They will be added from time to time. Read More

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A poem I wrote when the boy I loved couldn't love me Read More
Examines the common claims for the so-called 'proofs of astrology'. Debunks each one and challenges the very foundation of the concept of a 'constellation'. Uses comparative archaeological evidence to show why it's fabricated. Warning! - If you like astrology don't read this. Read More
The science of astrology has baffled many people, including some astrologers themselves and some scientists and philosophers. Read More
Astrology will finally prove itself a science because it is deeply connected with everything on earth.. My poem. Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 09, 2017

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There are truths Willow Xantara knows to be certain. Her mother died of a broken heart. A girl with wicked eyes has been in her dreams for as long as she can remember. And never, under any circumstance, was she permitted to go into the attic. Her family ignores Halloween,… Read More
The Hubble Deep Field with its thousands of galaxies had fascinated astronomers for years. All of a sudden, something came out of it and it was headed for earth at great speed. Read More

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(Book Cover made by Mimi14Senpai) Are you interested in learning more about zodiac signs? If so, then this book is for you! Read More
A plea for the expansion of humanity. Read More

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Ian has always been fascinated by the night sky and now he is going to recreate it on his bedroom ceiling. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

February 13, 2016

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What is the meaning of life? Irrelevant but as of now, I cannot quite describe the feelings I had when I wrote this. Perhaps to express the cold, dense, thoughts that have been clustering around in my head. Frustratingly enough, I have been going through mental-turmoil trying to express myself… Read More
A young boy learns something about astronomy from his father and something about life from thinking about it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 06, 2015

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Last in the 'Planet' Series Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 31, 2015

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Planet series Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 30, 2015

Reads: 508

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'Planet' series. Read More
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