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Jules Verne: Prophet of Science Fiction
Jules Verne: Prophet of Science Fiction

How the father of science fiction presaged airplanes, submersible warfare, space travel, and fuel cells.

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Why Birds Sing
Why Birds Sing

Science vs. romance, or how evolutionary theory holds up against poetry and philosophy.

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The Story of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust Character
The Story of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust Character

The curious rise, rise, and retirement of one of pop culture’s greatest cults.

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Obey: How the Rise of Mass Propaganda Killed Populism
Obey: How the Rise of Mass Propaganda Killed Populism

“A populace that can no longer find the words to articulate what is happening to it is cut off from rational discourse.”

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A Brief History of Time: Rare 1991 Errol Morris Documentary About Stephen Hawking, Free Online
A Brief History of Time: Rare 1991 Errol Morris Documentary About Stephen Hawking, Free Online

For the celebrated cosmologist’s birthday, revisiting a near-forgotten trifecta of genius.

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The Overview Effect and the Psychology of Cosmic Awe
The Overview Effect and the Psychology of Cosmic Awe

The spirituality of space exploration as self-exploration.

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