"There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers." ~ Richard Feynman
Carrie Burdzinski is a professor of cell biology in Michigan. She is also owner/operator of Aurum Naturals, a handmade beeswax candle business. In her spare time she enjoys running, playing the oboe, preparing organic food, and living joyously through rational principles. Carrie may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.