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What do you want to be when you grow up?

I can be fairly confident when I say you have probably been asked that question, even if it was at the age of 5. 790 more words

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A Word Becomes An Encounter

What happens when a non-science type person encounters an essayist who happens to be a paleontologist?  Quite a lot, actually.

It began one year when I was in college.  1,019 more words

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"FATHER OF MODERN ASTRONOMY"

# Galileo Galilei was born on 15 February, 1594 and consider the “Father of Observatory Astronomy”.

# He was Mathematician, Philosopher, Engineer, Astronomer, Physicist and Italian Polymath. 141 more words

The Line King. The Hirschfeld Century.

When I was about twelve, I went to live with my father in NYC. One of the Saturday night rituals was walking to Broadway to his favorite newsstand, at midnight, to get the Sunday NYT, hot off the presses!!! 387 more words

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30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 22- Who's That Girl?

Today’s topic is actually quite interesting to me. “What makes you different from everybody else?” is such a broad and complex question for me. On this journey of self discovery and personal development within the last few months I’ve indulged in countless YouTube videos that discuss this topic. 1,205 more words

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A Jack of All Trades or a Master of One: Specialists vs Generalists

The common saying, “jack of all trades, master of none”, seems to imply that specialisation is superior compared to dabbling in numerous fields. It’s incomplete however, and the actual quote conveys a different meaning: 800 more words

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Know-it-alls

Ever wondered who was the last person to know everything? I’ll admit I hadn’t, until I read up on Aristotle about fifteen years ago and the fascinating idea of a polymath – a person who is expert in a wide variety of fields – was planted in my brain. 840 more words

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