"...And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by...."
``Down through the Stream of Time a number of voyages have occurred without navigational significance. Noah's experience in the ark is of little interest navigationally except for its use of a dove to locate land.''
"With his marine clocks, John Harrison tested the
waters of space-time..... He wrested the world's whereabouts
from the stars, and locked the secret in a pocket watch."
.........which led to this........ Current time in GMT from the U. S. Naval Observatory
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Frisch's view of cosmology, with apologies to T.S. Elliot.
And non-memorable Lesser Poetry and Tributes (sort of)
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Last Updated -- March, 1998