Archive for February, 2015


Saturday, February 21st, 2015

The story goes that is’t 1583, Galileo is 19 years old, and he attends prayers here every day. But one visit, he gets distracted by something that most of us wouldn’t even notice – a swinging altar lamp. Highly musical and sensitive to tempo, he studies the rhythmic movement. Galileo then uses his pulse as a metronome to time the swing of the altar lamp […]

Steven Johnson


Thursday, February 5th, 2015

I keep a rhythm in my head.

James Robertson