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Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
>> Modern Science
Planes of Existence
As shown in this diagram, planes of existence should not, as they commonly are, be thought of as discreet states but rather as a continuous scale. As we distinguish between body, mind and soul, we must equally distinguish between physical, mental, and...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
Planet: Saturn Sign: Capricorn Day: Saturday Saturn is the planet with the beautiful rings; this points at the organized and strict character of this planet-spirit. Saturn is the last (personal) planet that can be seen with the bare eye; for more distant...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
Astrology >> Astrological Metal Magick
Sun Fire Laughing
At the center of every creation Fire dances, laughing, conjuring, holding the chill of the void at bay. Like both the charmer and the snake, he warms the Earth to jump from its slumber, calling all life to stand and reach for him in the heavens, calling all...
The Elements >> Fire
The World Mind and Consciousness (GM4)
Few would argue the fact that today's world is literally permeated with conflict at every level of society. Yet the governments and institutions of the world are, for the most part, unable to alleviate the pain and fear that is increasing among us. Most...
Mind >> World Mind

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2.8-Billion-Year-Old Spheres Found in South Africa: How Were They Made?
This pyrophyllite … is a quite soft secondary mineral with a count of only 3 on the Mohs scale [a scale of 1 to 10 to rank the hardness of minerals] and was formed by sedimentation about 2.8 billion years ago.
The Stone Mariner
A member of the beryl family and relative of the emerald, aquamarine has a hardness of 7.5-8 on the Mohs scale.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Survives Torture Test
On the 10-point Mohs Scale of mineral hardness, normal glass would scratch around a level five. The Galaxy's tempered glass, however, is harder, and more likely to resist key scrapes or gravel gashes.
ArmaLite's Golden Gun
The exterior hardness, almost that of a diamond, resists marring, scratching and corrosion. The hardness is 65-70 on Rockwell 'C' scale and 7-9 on the Mohs scale.
Lake Oswego students gain skills in Science Bowl
Lakeridge Junior High School sixth-grader Elina Deshpande says she discovered the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, which has to do with scratch resistance. “For example, diamond is the hardest and talc is the softest, so that was something interesting,” ...

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