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Global Studies: The Art of Wonder in the Age of the Anthropocene

Richard Feynman (Theoretical physicist, 1918-1988) It would be a very dull universe for any intelligent being were everything of importance to be known. (Carl Sagan) What inspired the greatest scientists to spend their lives in a lab? A deep sense … Continue reading

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The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (Carl Sagan 2007)

A fitting cross-post for the holiday season. This is one of the best books on the timeless subject of science and religion. Carl Sagan, the great Cornell University astronomer and popularizer of science, passed away on this day in 1996. … Continue reading

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