If Only : Thanks to all listeners who have made 'If Only' number 1 in the Acoustic Guitar chart for over a week. I have received great feedback on this tune.
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2009 - International Year of Astronomy: .
"Giant Eyes" - music by Vicenzo Galilei and Adrianne Simioni
In that tune, Adrianne developes the idea "The frontiers of the universe are expanded with the invention of the telescope."
*Note: this piece is based on a “ricercare” composed by Vicenzo Galilei (1520-1591), father of the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei. Total time: 4'23''
The fantastic image is "Palomar Remembered" by the great futurist artist Frank Hettick (www.skyhighgallery.com)
From the album "The Intelligible Sky" by Adrianne Simioni.
Entropy of the Unchanged: or What you don't see doesn't change
When you first look at something, it can sometimes seem to be an entirely uninterpretable object, until you somehow manage to fire the right synapses and conjure up what the hell it is. "Ah! a motorcycle". But is it?
Similarly, the first time you look at a clock and the second hand doesn't seem to move for more than a second, doesn't that strike you as odd?
It makes me think that time isn't truly linear and that Feynman was right: Sum over paths allows for even the outliers to have an influence on the outcome....