Tag Archives: Star Wars

Science friction for Star Wars Day!

Tell your uncle if he gets a translator, be sure it speaks Bocce. Beru Whitesun Lars, Star Wars Episode IV, “A New Hope” In honour of C-3PO, to whom Bocce was like a second language, I was originally going to … Continue reading

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May the Fourth be with you

I’ve just discovered that I’ve been nominated for the ‘three day quote challenge’ by rayoflight144. Very kind of you, ray, thank you. I’m not entirely certain of the rules of this ‘challenge’. I think I have to come up with … Continue reading

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Is the dark side stronger?

Electronic Arts (EA), one of the biggest video game companies in the world, is the target of a boycott orchestrated by hateful anti-gay groups. Thousands of anti-gay letters are flooding EA’s headquarters, threatening to push the company and its staff … Continue reading

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Illusion and reality

As well as being a phlyarologist, I’m a wannabe poet. I think that poetry is like any art form: it has subjective value, modified by our perceptions. Since we’re all different, we’ll each come to our own decisions of the … Continue reading

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