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Leonard Shlain on Integrating Wonder and Wisdom at the Intersection of Art and Physics
Leonard Shlain on Integrating Wonder and Wisdom at the Intersection of Art and Physics

“Art and physics, like wave and particle, are an integrated duality … two different but complementary facets of a single description of the world.”

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Astronomer Jill Tarter on the Ongoing Search for Extraterrestrial Life and How She Inspired Carl Sagan’s Novel-Turned-Film <em>Contact</em>
Astronomer Jill Tarter on the Ongoing Search for Extraterrestrial Life and How She Inspired Carl Sagan’s Novel-Turned-Film Contact

The importance of playing the long game in life, be it extraterrestrial or earthly.

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July 18, 1992: The First Photo Uploaded to the Web, of CERN’s All-Girl Science Rock Band
July 18, 1992: The First Photo Uploaded to the Web, of CERN’s All-Girl Science Rock Band

Love and science set to song, from quarks to colliders.

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Parrots Over Puerto Rico: An Illustrated Children’s Book Celebrating the Spirit of Conservation
Parrots Over Puerto Rico: An Illustrated Children’s Book Celebrating the Spirit of Conservation

The heartening story of one of Earth’s most beautiful bird species, an underdog of geopolitics and evolution.

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The Science of Dust, Picasso’s Favorite Phenomenon
The Science of Dust, Picasso’s Favorite Phenomenon

“With every breath, we inhale a bit of the story of our universe, our planet’s past and future…”

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The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams
The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.

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