By the end of the day, police had identified Syed Farook, 28, as a suspect in the massacre and said he was one of two people shot to death in a gun battle with officers.
I learned that these telescopes use radiowaves, not to listen to sounds emanating from space, but to visualize the far reaches of our galaxy.
In fact they produce images of places that may be from the beginning of time, fourteen billion years ago. At its least, it might afford me an idea for a new chapter in the book I just finished drafting at the Waters' Foundation studio. Beyond the obvious need to learn to write in correct format and convention (something I am still learning), writing taps into streams of consciousness hidden even from the writer herself.
On the trip home from Taos, closing my writer's residency at the Frank Waters Foundation, I encountered the Very Large Arrays, Radio Telescopes of the National Science Foundation.
I pulled into the visitor center, curious to learn the purpose of this amazing site with over twenty giant discs aimed toward the heavens.
A storm brewed, kicking up winds that found no obstruction across the high plateau in southwestern New Mexico.