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The ‘Renaissance’ of General Relativity: Jürgen Renn’s talk

All the Berlin Century of General Relativity and MPIWG conference talks and discussions are on the web site of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. 1,531 more words

Centenary Of Einstein’s General Theory Of Relativity

Dipping into the grab bag of life

In the 1960s to early ’70s, my mother, sister, and I were living the cliché. Packed into a red Volkswagen Beetle, we took to the open roads snaking across the country from Hollywood, Florida to St. 586 more words


The Examined Life

Socrates famously stated that the unexamined life is not worth living for a human. Dogs, koala bears, snails, and other such creatures get a free pass, which explains a lot about why they always seem so happy—or at least nonchalant: … 832 more words