About BEN BOVA
Ben Bova: Reimagining war at sea
Published 10/13/2013 at 4 a.m.
Cruise conjures images of warfare at sea
Ben Bova: Expanding horizons via travel: So what else is new?
Published 10/06/2013 at 4 a.m.
They say that travel is broadening.
Ben Bova: Ideas that we are certain are true, just ain't so?
Published 07/07/2013 at 4 a.m.
I think it was Josh Billings who said, "It ain't the things you don't know that hurt you, it's the things you know that ain't so!"
Ben Bova: Of weaponry and peace, for Memorial Day
Published 05/26/2013 at 4 a.m.
I've never served in the military. I was nine years old when the Japanese struck Pearl Harbor. I flunked my Army physical during the Korean War: seriously asthmatic.
Ben Bova: Perhaps an armed society is the best defended society
Published 03/17/2013 at 4 a.m.
There's been a lot of furor over gun control recently.
Ben Bova: Guns, peace and peace of mind
Published 02/24/2013 at 4 a.m.
There's been a lot of furor over gun control. So far, it seems to me that the arguments back and forth have produced more heat than light.
Ben Bova: Let's go out to the movies -- and listen closely
Published 01/27/2013 at 4 a.m.
This week's Ben Bova column
Ben Bova: Merry Christmas viewing
Published 12/23/2012 at 4 a.m.
Let's see ... over and over again.
Ben Bova: What if ... ? A Christmas story
Published 12/16/2012 at 4 a.m.
I might be kind of elderly to be writing a letter to Santa Claus, but if I did, here's what I would say.
Ben Bova: Star wars a peace on earth
Published 12/09/2012 at 4 a.m.
Ben Bova: 'Ufology'
Published 10/07/2012 at 4 a.m.
New Mexico is filled with spectacular scenery, wonderful people, a proud and ancient history.
Ben Bova: 'Not everything is equal to everything else'
Published 03/04/2012 at 4 a.m.
Science is just another way of looking at the world, no better than philosophy or religion or whatever world view you personally want to adopt.
Ben Bova: Don't bother me with what's important
Published 02/05/2012 at 4 a.m.
That could well be the byword of the 2012 political campaign.
Published 01/22/2012 at 4 a.m.
A great Americans birthday slipped by a few weeks ago with hardly anyone noticing.
Ben Bova: Ben Bova ... Sizing up science behind us and ahead
Published 01/02/2012 at 9:44 a.m.
The Roman god Janus was the god of transitions, of endings and beginnings, of gates, doorways and time. He was usually portrayed as having two faces, one that looked forward, the other backward.
Ben Bova: Political right and left 'occupy' my thoughts
Published 12/04/2011 at 4 a.m.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Occupy Wall Street movement. Today I'd like to comment about the Tea Party movement.
BEN BOVA: Oct. 9, 2011 ... "Rocky" reminds us we can be contenders
Published 10/09/2011 at 6 a.m.
I saw the movie “Rocky” again on television a few nights ago. And, as usual, got a lump in my throat.
BEN BOVA: October 2, 2011 ... Mixed emotions on 54th anniversary of the Space Age
Published 10/02/2011 at 6:59 a.m.
Fifty-four years ago, come Tuesday, Soviet Russia launched the first artificial satellite of Earth: Sputnik 1.
BEN BOVA: Sept. 4, 2011... A slice of irony about global warming
Published 09/03/2011 at midnight 1 Comment
It’s an ill wind that blows no good.
BEN BOVA: Aug. 28, 2011 ... 'Don’t mess with science fiction fans.'
Published 08/28/2011 at 6 a.m.
By the time you read this, I will be in Albuquerque, attending a science fiction convention.
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