Doug's Darkworld

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Blog Tags:world, history, science, cosmology, war, terrorism, politics, business, philosophy
Location:Berkeley

War, history, and science in a fractured world. A hopefully educated and objective look at the amazing world we live on. Emphasis on current events, ongoing wars, space exploration, science, and history. Also: earth mysteries, economics, and politics.



Latest Blog Posts



  Another week, another series of depressing news stories. It’s been increasingly embarrassing to be an American since 1980, but the last year, boy howdy. The thing that got my attention this morning was China announcing it is going to build a...

Things like modern infrastructure, education, and health care. This article, this is why. It’s US Defence Secretary James Mattis explaining America’s new defence strategy. This was one of the most horrifying articles I’ve read in a long time. I...

The End of the Road

on Jan 11, 2018

Welcome to the old Doug’s Darkworld blog, where I wrote about science, politics, war, current events, history, and just aboit anything I thought people would find intetesting. My interest was to entertain, educate, and be thought provoking. The...

We Had a Visitor

on Jan 6, 2018

Image credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser The solar system had a visitor recently. A, thing, artist’s impression above, swung by the Earth and Sun late last year. What was it? Where did it come from? Where is it going? Could it really be an alien spacesh...

Here we are, the first populist president of my lifetime. And I remember Nixon. Been hella interesting so far, and promises more of the same. I’m not a Trump supporter, though I am glad Hillary lost. I have no problems with supporters of either...

Alas, yet another well intentioned and optimistic attempt has been made to search for alien civilizations. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for SETI (The search for alien technological civilizations) and am glad it gets done.  I just don̵...

Philae Calls Home

on Jun 15, 2015 in: History

I know, it’s in the news. I have been insanely busy, and not able to post, but this came along and I just had to add my two cents. The Philae lander, a probe that made the first landing on a comet, has returned to life after seven months in uni...