Wheels On Fire

Heliocentric XIII

FranciscoGarciaTremps-Pixabay / NASA SOHO/ Athenian pottery C5th B.C.

The astronomer was scheduled to do a presentation to a class of children next week. The subject they had been prepared for was: what does the sun sound like? They had been told that our Sun is 93,000,000 miles away, that it is surrounded by the vacuum of space, and that sound won’t travel through space — but with the right instrument, scientists can “hear” pulsations from the Sun.



Writer, visual artist, philosopher, autodidact, curmudgeon. More than half of what i do is make believe. https://alexanderhirka.nyc

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