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Trailblazing Astronomer Vera Rubin on Obsessiveness, Minimizing Obstacles, and How the Thrill of Accidental Discovery Redeems the Terror of Uncertainty
Trailblazing Astronomer Vera Rubin on Obsessiveness, Minimizing Obstacles, and How the Thrill of Accidental Discovery Redeems the Terror of Uncertainty

Why all creative endeavor is a matter of “getting hung up on little interesting things.”

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Madeleine L’Engle on Creativity, Hope, Getting Unstuck, and How Studying Science Enriches Art
Madeleine L’Engle on Creativity, Hope, Getting Unstuck, and How Studying Science Enriches Art

“Terrible things happen. And those are the things that we learn from… The amazing thing is that despite all… the human spirit still manages to survive, to stay strong.”

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Pulitzer-Winning Poet Mark Strand on the Heartbeat of Creative Work and the Artist’s Task to Bear Witness to the Universe
Pulitzer-Winning Poet Mark Strand on the Heartbeat of Creative Work and the Artist’s Task to Bear Witness to the Universe

“It’s such a lucky accident, having been born, that we’re almost obliged to pay attention.”

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Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity
Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

“Creative individuals are more likely to have not only the strengths of their own gender but those of the other one, too.”

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