Tensegrity Revisited

The term “tensegrity” was coined by futurist Buckminster Fuller to describe a principal of design.  This principal states that in order for a structure to maintain its integrity, it must balance the forces placed upon it, inside and out.  His famous geodesic dome is a human-made example of tensegrity. Tensional integrity describes structures that are kept stable by  the...
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Sacred Symbols

I am always reminded of the awesome universe that is within us when I teach or give a presentation that includes photographs from the microuniverse; that people are indeed enthralled by the images. This image – could it be a mandala, a ripple in a pond?  This is a photomicrograph of the molecule that stores energy in our cells.  It is called creatine phosphate or phosphocreatine. For...
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In the Beginning

After writing Secrets of the Cells, I was so intrigued that I needed to explore more the amazing  inner world of our cells and was struck even more with their surprising intelligence.  I was also surprised by the lack of scientific evidence on its creation –  the creation of life.  That first living cell is different than the Big Bang! And so it was that I began exploring the...
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