Science Through the Poetic Lens

Before the scientific method, philosophy answered mankind’s big questions. But somewhere along the way, science conquered philosophy; scientists became rather mechanical, surrendering...

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Deep in the vast abyss of the ocean, roams a creature that might hold the elixir to immortality. When this creature of...

Limiting Infinity

Ever heard of Aleph-nought or the Hilbert’s Hotel and your inquisition got the better of you? Then probably you’re acquainted with infinity and have...

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