Sail Power and Famous Birthdays

The world can be powered by wind, water and sun alone. Mark Z. Jacobson You’d think there would be a simple formula to calculate the power that a set of sails can generate in a a given amount of wind . But then you would be wrong. I did find the following after doing aContinue reading “Sail Power and Famous Birthdays”

Social Distancing

The reason that fish form schools, birds form flocks, and bees form swarms is that they are smarter together than they would be apart. They don’t take a vote; they don’t take a poll: they form a system. They are all interactive and make a decision together in real time. Louis B. Rosenberg I thinkContinue reading “Social Distancing”

George Dog Island

Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken. Jane Austen This is SeaSea viewed form the beach of George Dog Island in March 2020. In the background is West George Island and Scrub Island . The dogContinue reading “George Dog Island”