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Black Holes can squash the earth down to the size of a soccer ball, and you to less than a speck

Black Holes can squash the earth down to the size of a soccer ball, and you to less than a speck

When Albert Einstein published his papers on General Relativity in 1915, Karl Schwartzchild was serving as a very brilliant artillery officer on the Russian Front (probably aiming at my poor Latvian grand dad, who served with the Russians in WW1).
An update from our MP

An update from our MP

Dear Editor, With Parliament back in session after the Christmas recess, I had to leave the beautiful BC coast for the bone-chilling cold of Ottawa.
This week in Undercurrent history

This week in Undercurrent history

25 years ago in the Undercurrent Peter Schmidt was selling the Building Centre and entering retirement. Though it was pointed out in the article that Peter likely would not be ‘lolling in an easy chair, listening to recordings and sipping tea.
Interesting Postage Stamps

Interesting Postage Stamps

Dear Editor, Did you receive interesting postage stamps on letters and parcels this Christmas? If so, Save the Children Canada would like to use them to help pay for their programs.
Strength in numbers

Strength in numbers

Dear Editor, On the heels of an excellent 2014 Visitors’ Survey Presentation last Friday, by Edward Watchman and Sherry Johnson, the Bowen Island Golf Club is delighted to support and be a part of the upcoming Bowen Island Business Showcase, sponsore
The Bowen experience

The Bowen experience

Dear Editor, Over the past three weeks, we have welcomed over 80 emerging leaders in the social services over to Bowen Island, where they trained together for five days to kick off a ten-month leadership learning program.
The LNG issue

The LNG issue

How is our municipality going to deal with the Woodfibre LNG issue? The question came up at this week’s council meeting and the task of coming up with an answer was deferred.
The blue dot

The blue dot

Two months ago, I signed on to the Blue Dot Tour, a grassroots movement promoting every Canadian’s right to a healthy environment. Almost 90 other Bowen Islanders and over 65,000 Canadians have joined.
This week in Undercurrent history

This week in Undercurrent history

25 years ago in the Undercurrent In her column, “Island News”, Laura Cochrane wrote: Talk to a Bowen Island Highway’s employee if you want to learn the horrifying truth about dog-killed deer.
The Woodfibre LNG “open house”

The Woodfibre LNG “open house”

Dear Editor, Having spent time at the Bowen Island Community School public information event last Saturday, I am appalled at what I have learned.