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Philosopher John Searle Defines Consciousness
Philosopher John Searle Defines Consciousness

‘Consciousness is real and irreducible — you can’t get rid of it.’

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The Sky Is Calling Us: A Cinematic Love Letter to Space Exploration
The Sky Is Calling Us: A Cinematic Love Letter to Space Exploration

“…if we ignore the calls of the sky, who then will draw the maps of the universe?”

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Happy Birthday, Hubble: Celebrating More than Two Decades of Stunning Space Images
Happy Birthday, Hubble: Celebrating More than Two Decades of Stunning Space Images

From black holes to star births, or what decades of cosmic awe have to do with the future of space exploration.

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Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs
Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs

How Goethe fueled Tesla, why Newton pricked his own eye, and other lessons in breaking the rules of science.

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Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities
Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities

“In the early stages of creation of both art and science, everything in the mind is a story.”

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A Journey to the End of the World: Tracing Polar Explorer Shackleton’s Footsteps a Century Later
A Journey to the End of the World: Tracing Polar Explorer Shackleton’s Footsteps a Century Later

What a seal bodyguard and 2,200-year-old moss have to do with a watershed moment in exploration history.

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