Monthly Archives: February 2022

  • Syd Mead’s Enzmann Starship

    Syd Mead painted two Enzmann Starships with the Daedalus, published in the National Geographic Atlas of the Universe, in the 1980s. There are over one million in print. There is a show of Syd Mead’s work here: https://www.lcad.edu/exhibition/syd-mead-progressions. The Enzmann Starships are popular with space artists, both for sci-fi and nonfiction. See more at the …

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  • Parametrics, the Goldilocks Method

    Three bowls, one too hot, one too cold, one just right. Three beds, too big, too small, and just right. Parametrics are words that compare one size to another, one thing to another thing, without specific measurements. Hot, hotter, hottest, scalding hot, impossibly hot. Cold, colder, coldest, impossibly cold. Small, smaller, smallest, impossibly small. Big, …

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  • Freeze Dried Formula Notes

    Dr. Enzmann about 1995 Additional Data on Freeze Dried Powder Formula   Dr. Enzmann researched all areas of concern regarding life aboard a starship, including food. In ENDEAVOR 11 there is an article on freeze-dried powder formulas for emergency long-term care. In this article, he defines some of the powders used in his formula, which …

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  • Many Generations

    Robert Duncan-Enzmann, ca. 1980 Once upon a time, in a beautiful country of lakes and forests, there lived an old potter with his aged sister and little granddaughter Susan. He dwelled in a tiny white cottage with a flower garden in front and an orchard behind it. A little brook ran through the orchard; it …

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  • Yarrow Medicine

    Yarrow Medicine Dr. Enzmann, ca. 1970 There is a root, or rather a weed, that grows along most of the roadsides of the United States. This plant is called Yarrow. The leaves of this plant, when crushed, give off a pungent but not unpleasant smell. The oils that cause this smell could be extracted and used …

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