Astronomically expensive

August 21, 2008

“Not because it is easy, but because it isn’t hard enough”

Imagine, if you will, some far-off time when all our knowledge has passed away, and nothing remains of our present existence but a few marks in the soil.  Imagine, too, that nature has seen fit to instil a future people, or indeed a future creature, with a curiosity about what went before.  Imagine this band of future archaeologists happens upon a peculiar site, built in the midst of a swamp: Read the rest of this entry »