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Articles with keyword "Science"

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Confronting Science

The monk and his pea plants were just the beginning of the anguish over societal values.

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Darwin

The young naturalist rides with gauchos, battles a tidal wave, and develops a theory of evolution.

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The Amazing Adding Subtracting Composing Creating Do-Everything Machine

An English countess creates the basis for computer software.

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The Elasticity of Time

Einstein's 1905 theory of relativity is put to the test.

Alexander von Humboldt

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Humboldt in the New World

Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."

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Night Physik

From Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture, published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Deborah Harkness

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Impertinent Questions with Deborah Harkness

On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.

Leon Kass

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Searching for Truth: From Genesis to Genotype

Jefferson Lecturer Leon Kass describes his journey from medical school to the heart of the humanities.

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Darwin the Young Adventurer

The budding naturalist avoids life as a minister and finds himself aboard the Beagle.

Leon Kass

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Great Expectations

In the classroom and in daily life, the bioethicist believes in the best of human nature.