Science Poems

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Too often poets are seen as favouring the spiritual over the mundanely material – such as when John Keats accused Isaac Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow. But what’s not to love about multiple refractions from suspended droplets ?

Ammonites & Moabites

And Saw That It Was Good

Arrays in Grace

Astro Quizzics



Childless Genes


The Dark is Shining

Dwarf Planet

The Electric Universe

Eleven Degrees

Eponym’s Syndrome

Equant & Deferent

Evolution Chant

A Fate Worse Than Death

Felis schroedingi

In Finity

The Golden Future

Lazy Eight

Less Than Nothing

Life in the Colonies

Linnaean quanta

Lunar Eclipse


Newton’s Cradle

An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse

Out in the Styx

Paley Ontology

A Pile of Babbage

The Pillars of the Earth

The Problem with Trolleys


Retro Virus *

Scholastic Surgery


So Shall it Come to Pass

Soul Lights *


Sweet Placebo

Taking Care of Business


There is no Plan A

The Voyage of the Novum Organum

White Knowledge

The Woo, it Burns !

Z. apocalypsus