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Harvest Moon

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For hundreds of years, it’s been a kind of running joke: The moon is made of green cheese. “Green” in this context means not-yet-fully-aged, as opposed to spectacular fungal growth.  It’s easy to understand how medieval observers, gazing at the brightest object in the night sky, were reminded of a wheel of cheese.  Besides, no one would ever be able… Read more »

Sistine Chapel

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The Creation of Adam is the centerpiece of one of the world’s most famous paintings. More than 500 years ago the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo covered the ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel with a sweeping artistic vision of Bible history.  Everything seems to swirl around the moment that God reaches out toward the newly created Adam. It took four… Read more »