Copernicus

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Gender MALE
Occupation Writer-former astronomer
Location Colorado, United States
Introduction Specialized in space physics and solar physics, developed first astronomy curriculum for Caribbean secondary schools, has written thirteen books - the most recent:Fundamentals of Solar Physics. Also: Modern Physics: Notes, Problems and Solutions;:'Beyond Atheism, Beyond God', Astronomy & Astrophysics: Notes, Problems and Solutions', 'Physics Notes for Advanced Level&#39, Mathematical Excursions in Brane Space, Selected Analyses in Solar Flare Plasma Dynamics; and 'A History of Caribbean Secondary School Astronomy'. It details the background to my development and implementation of the first ever astronomy curriculum for secondary schools in the Caribbean.
Interests astrophysics, philosophy, quantum mechanics, comparative religion, computer chess, GO, Ket, science fiction
Favorite Movies Executive Action, JFK, On the Beach, 2001 - A Space Odyssey, The Last Picture Show, The China Syndrome, The Lathe of Heaven, La Dolce Vita, Inside Job, 'Star Trek IV', 'Star Trek VI', Crumb, The Dead Zone, Powder, Stargate, The Golden Compass, Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), The Time Machine (1960), District 9, 1984, Platoon, Wall Street, The Doors, Donnie Darko, The Misfits, Seven Year Itch, Hatari, Shane, Judgment at Nuremburg, Das Boot, Marathon Man, Bus Stop, The Graduate, The Manchurian Candidate (1962), The Godfather: I, II, and III.
Favorite Music Beethoven's Triple Concerto, The Faure Requiem, medieval music of Hildegard von Bingen, any New Orleans Jazz, 'The Best of the Doors'
Favorite Books 'The Demon Haunted World', 'Book Banning in America', 'A People's History of the United States', 'JFK and The Unspeakable', 'The Road to Reality', 'Being and Nothingness', 'Dune', 'Atheism: A Philosophical Justification', 'The God Game', 'The Handmaid's Tale', 'The Nichomachean Ethics', 'The Weather Makers', 'What's the Matter with Kansas?', 'Dark Ages America', 'Thought Contagion', 'The Great Unraveling', 'What is GOD?', 'The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Cynic', Le Morte d'Arthur, The Plot to Kill Social Security, Neoconomy, The God Theory, The God Delusion, God's Problem.

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