A Universe of Stories – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing (July 20th, 1969).

It was the decade of the 1960s – civil unrest, assassinations, racial tensions, a “cold war”, a Southeast Asia conflict, and a looming threat of nuclear annihilation.  In the midst of all this, there was a “space race” between the United States and the Soviet Union.  Each nation was intent on accomplishing technological “firsts” in …

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A Universe of Stories – exploration beyond the earth

by Peggy Kindiger For millennia, people have gazed upon the stars, planets, and the moon and have contemplated the possibility of life beyond our earth.  What would these creatures look like, what would they eat, how would they dress, would they be friendly or hostile, how could we communicate with them? In 1610, an Italian …

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