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Hans André (Botanist and Philosopher - 1891 - 1966) – Biographical Sketch and Bibliography

Biographical Sketch[1]

Hans André was born in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on March 23th 1891. [2]

After getting his Abitur (general qualification for university entrance), he studied natural sciences and philosophy in Munich. 2,484 more words


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The Work of Dr. Wesley Harris

Dr. Wesley Harris was one of the first African-American students accepted to UVA and the first African-American member of the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, a club I joined during my time in grad school. 1,272 more words

Thinking About Science

400 Years of The Third Law–An overlooked and neglected revolution in astronomy

Four hundred years ago today Johannes Kepler rediscovered his most important contribution to the evolution of astronomy, his third law of planetary motion.

He had originally discovered it two months earlier on 8 March but due to a calculation error rejected it. 1,840 more words

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Feynman 100

I know the day’s almost over, but it’s still important to recognize that today would have been Richard Feynman’s 100th birthday. Feynman doesn’t “feel” 100 years old in my mind; after all, cancer took him when he was still 69. 324 more words

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Richard Feynman's 100th birthday

“There are two types of genius. Ordinary geniuses do great things, but they leave you room to believe that you could do the same if only you worked hard enough.

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