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Aristotle’s Universe

You might have heard of Aristotle. He’s the guy who said that we are what we repeatedly do. His words are often interpreted to mean that, for instance, a person who farms is therefore a farmer—or a person who writes … Continue reading

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From Classical Beginnings

The universe as we know it was born out of chaos. We have a pretty good idea of the scale of our universe and how it began—as an infinitely dense point of matter that blew apart in what we call … Continue reading

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