Notes from the Curator's Office - A Climb Up the Leaning Tower of Pisa - The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of those iconic structures that everyone knows from the time they are a child. A pilgrimage to visit it gave me a chance to see it with my own eyes, touch with my own hands and interact with something I had known in my mind for decades, but didn't really know in reality. >Full Story

Funnel Shaped Universe? - Whenever they talk about the Big Bang, for illustration purposes they always show a funnel or trumpet shaped Universe from the point of the big bang to the present day, about 13.8 billion years. I often wonder that if there was a big bang, if the so-called explosion would have radiated in ALL directions, like a typical explosion. >Full Story - Have a question? Click here to send it to us.

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