Science

Information is what our world runs on: the blood and the fuel, the vital principle. It pervades the sciences from top to bottom, transforming every branch of knowledge. Information theory began as a bridge from mathematics to electrical engineering and from there to computing. What...

All these exciting discoveries of exoplanets, along with the novel ideas brought about by a fresh new generation of visionaries, are rekindling the public’s interest in space travel. Originally, what drove the space program was the Cold War and superpower rivalry. The public did not...

The word ‘empathy’ made its first appearance in the English language in 1909, as a translation of the German ‘Einfühlung’, in turn introduced by the German philosopher Robert Vischer, which means ‘feeling into’ Vischer first talked about Einfühlung referring to the field of psychology of aesthetic experience...

Take a straw poll today among scientists asking them what they think is the most successful, far-reaching and important theory in the whole of science and the answer will likely depend on whether you are asking someone working in the physical or the life sciences....

The ability of living organisms to faithfully transmit the instructions to make another of themselves – whether a robin, rhododendron or a person – was, for centuries, profoundly puzzling. In his ‘51st Exercitation’ of 1653, the English surgeon William Harvey wrote:   Although it be a known...

This chapter is aimed at further exciting you about yourself and, through your example, at exciting those around you, especially your family members, about being a human being and being alive. I want to interest you in learning more about how your various parts work, and...

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  • It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important ...

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  • Attachment is the strongest block to realization .

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  • The World will not be destroying by those who do evil , but by those who watch them without doing anything .

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  • Tell me who admires and loves you , and I will tell you who you are .

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  • Something to do , something to love , and something to hope for .

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  • A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new .

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  • When you are content to be SIMPLY YOURSELF and don't compare or compete , everybody will respect you .

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