Robert Frost

Why Does NASA Not Develop Reusable Rockets?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Robert Frost.</i><p>Well, first, NASA isn't really in the rocket development business. NASA only gets …

NASA

Poem of the Week: ‘Birches’ by Robert Frost

Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, this week I’ll share some verse by a poet my mom loves: Robert Frost. Here’s a bit of Frost’s “Birches:”<p>I’d like to get away from earth awhile<br>And then come back to it and begin over.<br>May no fate willfully misunderstand me<br>And half grant what I wish and …

Poetry

How Can You Explain Black Holes To A Kid?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Robert Frost.</i><p>Take a large piece of plastic food wrap (Saran Wrap) and hold it.<br>• Put a small ball …

Winds topple 2 trees planted by Robert Frost near his home

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Two trees planted by poet Robert Frost near his home perhaps as far back as the 1920s have been toppled by high winds.<p>Officials at what's now the Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury say the birch and snow apple trees came crashing down on May 6.<p>Museum director Carol …

Poetry

Why We Forget The Things We Learn And How To Remember More Effectively

Shutterstock<p><i>Why do we often forget the things we learn? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Frost, Professional instructional systems designer, on Quora:</b><p>Learning comes down to two …

Learning

NASA Trainer Says Astronauts Don't Have To Be From Rich Families To Go To Space

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Robert Frost.</i><p>Yes. There have been quite a few astronauts that have come from very poor …

Texas A&M

The Fact of Feeling in Robert Frost’s ‘Directive’

Robert Frost once described his initial joy in making a poem as “the surprise of remembering something I didn’t know I knew.” As a method of getting at the truth, poetry has no claims to scientific rigor—and that’s not why I read it. Rather, I think of poetry as the fact of feeling: what happens …

Sociology

How Do Spacecraft Travel Long Distances With So Little Fuel?

Shutterstock<p><i>How do spacecrafts manage to travel long distances with so little fuel? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on</i> …

Quora

A Hillside Thaw Poem by Robert Frost

To think to know the country and now know<br>The hillside on the day the sun lets go<br>Ten million silver lizards out of snow!<br>As often as I've seen it done …

Poetry

University of Michigan event to discuss Robert Frost, history of poetry

ANN ARBOR, MI - A retrospective of University of Michigan poetry from the Robert Frost era to the current generation is the topic of discussion …

Poetry

Robert Frost: An American Poet Revisits Old Haunts in England

Caption from LIFE. In an English field where 'Surging, the grasses dizzied me of thought' (from 'My Butterfly'), Mr. Fro<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Howard …

Poetry

Heartbroken, poet Robert Frost planned suicide in Norfolk swamp, professor says

According to Amazon.com, there have been at least 67 books written about Robert Frost.<p>There’s a 68th on the way.<p>William & Mary English Professor …

Poetry

12 Timeless Quotes By Robert Frost That Beautifully Capture Life In A Nutshell

Four-time Pulitzer winner, Robert Lee Frost was one of the most popular poets of the twentieth century. His poetry captures and highlights the …

Poetry

Take the Road Traveled by Robert Frost: Rent a Spot in the Poet’s Former Home

Bachrach/Getty ImagesFor lovers of the written word, you can now follow the real estate road traveled by one of America’s greatest poets.A …

Business

Robert Frost and liberalism, by Scott Sumner

Robert Frost once said:A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.This seems very clever to me---I wonder what other people …

Economics

Dust of Snow by Robert Frost - Poems Collection

The way a crow<br>Shook down on me<br>The dust of snow<br>From a hemlock tree<p>Has given my heart<br>A change of mood<br>And saved some part<br>Of a day I had rued.<p>Dust of …

Paris Review - Nature Is a Chaos, Humanity Is a Ruck

Robert Frost<p>Issue 178, Fall 2006<p>Robert Frost kept notebooks from the 1890s to the 1960s. More than forty of them survive, and they teem with thoughts about life, literature, philosophy, religion, politics, and science, providing a rich if jumbled map of Frost’s fields of mental play. One of the …

Poetry

This That Or The Other

In this week's edition of This That or the Other, poetry meets mystery meets...alt rock. Are these the titles of poems by Robert Frost, <i>Nancy Drew</i> books, or the name of alternative rock bands?<p><i>Heard on Roy Wood Jr.: Puzzle Banger After Banger</i>

February 17

11 Facts About Robert Frost

Though Robert Frost has been gone for more than half a century—he died on January 29, 1963—his poems remain timeless, inspiring everyone from John F. …

Poetry

David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Against Hatred

“A hideous ecstasy of fear and vindictiveness…” – George OrwellWell, that Two Minutes Hate is over. As I prepare for Donald J. Trump’s …

Poetry

Robert Frost's “A Prayer in Spring”

Robert Frost's “A Prayer in Spring”<p>Robert Frost<p>Robert Frost's "A Prayer in Spring"<p>Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers to-day;<br>And give us not to think …

Poetry

Kavey Eats 2016 Favourites

2016 has been a full on year for Kavey Eats, with lots and lots of food and travel content.Read on for my favourite travel guides, restaurants, …

London

B.C. Mounties rescue family stranded in snow after GPS misdirection

Police asking drivers to abandon the advice of poet Robert Frost and not take the road less travelled<p>British Columbia RCMP are encouraging holiday …

British Columbia

26 Cozy Book Nooks to Burrow into This Winter

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Bedrooms

Robert Frost: A 20th Century American Poet and Two of His Famous Poems

Robert Frost 1874 - 1963<p>The quintessential American poet of the 20th century is, of course, Robert Frost. What appears to be the simple and honest …

Poetry

Frost Farm

Resources<p>Links to other Robert Frost sites<p>Special Collections of Frost Materials<p>Robert Frost Papers, 1909-1987, Special Collections, University of …

University of Virginia

How to Read Robert Frost

Yvor Winters—the now largely forgotten modernist poet and critic—didn’t care much for Robert Frost. In 1948 he expressed what was and remains a …

Poetry

Style

Since last I saw you I have come to the conclusion that <b>style in prose or verse is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is</b> …

Poetry

Dealing with Rejection: It Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Good Enough

<b>“The best way out is always through” ~Robert Frost</b><p>I was trembling as I hung up the phone. He’d dumped me.<p>It was as if, while I was watching a murder …

Mind

A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Healing From Loss

Ironically, allowing oneself to feel the pain of loss takes considerably less energy than running from or trying to suppress it.

Mindfulness