Good morning from the Vanguard of Climate Collapse in the rich part of the world: the Iberian Peninsula. This post was written as we were just coming out of a heat wave about ten days long: a heat wave that happened even before the solstice, which, I remember, marks the time of the year whenContinue reading “On heat waves and new emotions”
🇧🇷 🇪🇸 🇮🇹 This is home. As seen from Mars, after sunset. There is a little rover with a camera on Mars — humans sent it, and it took this photograph of all of us, 160 millions kilometers away. We all are the “evening star” in someone else’s sky. We all are just a tiny tinyContinue reading “Cosmic Home”
Mosaic of four different terrestrial point of view of the Milky Way galaxy: a cosmic ring made by photographer Alvin Wu.
🇪🇸 🇧🇷 🇮🇹 “Little” Cosmic Eyes: the difference a century of human advance can make. The barred spiral galaxy NGC 1398 as seen from Earth: today (ESO telescopes, photo on the left) and about 100 years ago (Telescope of the Palomar Observatory, photo on the right). The photons arriving on Earth are the same; weContinue reading “Cosmic eyes”
Earth Day is everyday. We all share the same planet.
Global human selfie taken with the cameras of the BepiColombo space mission on its way toward planet Mercury.
How to gain calm and courage: strategy for a good circulation of wisdom during difficult times.
From a tweet by @reinoso_alvaro.
Our cosmic neighborhood: Moon, Venus, the Pleiades, as seen from our planet Earth.
This is the story of the Hitomi satellite, who broke in space and become one great professor of mine.
…che io amo,e che io detesto così come amo e detesto me, Italiana, come la pizza, Margherita. Sono un’Italiana che osserva l’Italia da fuori da circa dieci anni. Non ho mai smesso di osservarla, e solo da fuori ho iniziato un pochino a capirla — perché finalmente potevo vederla. Le cose si vedono per interoContinue reading “Lettera agli Italiani”