Giancarlo Neccia

4 posts

Fatal Attraction!!!

The Andromeda galaxy is the farthest object visible to the naked eye, and it is coming upon us. We know that since the beginning of time, since the Big Bang, the Universe has been expanding, and therefore all galaxies, since they were born, have moved away from each other. But […]

The Moon, our travel companion

“I like to think that the Moon is there, even if I’m not looking at it” (Albert Einstein) I checked the ferry tickets once more, the photographic backpack was ready and loaded on the car that would take me to the port of the small town of Anstruther, from which […]

The Sun, our star

The Sun rose into the bronze sky, leaving the beautiful sea, to shine for the eternal and the mortal …. (Homer “Odyssey” Book III 1-3) During the science class at high school, I asked my teacher where the elements of the periodic table came from. He replied that they came […]