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Closing gaps in a race with some history

The last time I ran the Sycamore Pumpkinfest, I was newly married and had no children as yet. That was 1985. It was the year after my peak racing period of 1984, with 24 races in twelve months and a second place in the Pumpkinfest at 31:30. 1,204 more words

Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

Speaker

Lord Martin Rees, one of the world’s most eminent astronomers, is an emeritus professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge and the UK’s Astronomer Royal. 327 more words

The Royal Society & the Scottish Referendum

Why did a scientific organization issue a statement about the Scottish independence vote?

The Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy, is supposed to be about science. 587 more words

Ethical & Philosophical