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The innocent and light-minded, who believe that astronomy can be studied by looking at the heavens without knowledge of mathematics, will return in the next life as birds. Plato’s warning from Timaeus, as stated in Sparke and Gallagher’s Galaxies in … Continue reading
Pack lightly and carry a lot of scarves. Finding it hard to follow my own advice today, but nearly there.
…Nabokov was also a professor of literature, and in his copy of the New Yorker anthology he gave every story a letter grade. The way he wrote each grade in the table of contents next to the story’s title carried … Continue reading