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Pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin, who confirmed the existence of dark matter, is 86 today – celebrate with her fantastic 1996 Berkeley commencement address on science and stereotypes.

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Pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin, who confirmed the existence of dark matter, is 86 today – celebrate with her fantastic 1996 Berkeley commencement address on science and stereotypes.

Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.

Niels Bohr

Mathematics on blackboards.
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Mathematics on blackboards.

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The Universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.

Carl Sagan

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music.

Betrand Russel

BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS (by PARACHUTES.TV)

Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.

John Archibald Wheeler

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Five metronomes started at different intervals fall into sync because SCIENCE!

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What science knew about Mars in 1953.
Pair with Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury, and Arthur C. Clarke in conversation about Mars in 1971.

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What science knew about Mars in 1953.

Pair with Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury, and Arthur C. Clarke in conversation about Mars in 1971.

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Richard Feynman lecture on the differences between Mathematicians and Physicists. No powerpoint used.

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Richard Feynman - Ode To A Flower

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Science fiction is the kind of literature that a person interested in reality should be reading.

Isaac Asimov

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Our Friend the Atom – lovely vintage Disney science illustrations from 1956

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Our Friend the Atom – lovely vintage Disney science illustrations from 1956

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Beautifully minimalist and abstract vintage science graphics from the back of books published by Time Inc.

Complement with these vintage science ads and Berenice Abbott’s minimalist, abstract science photography from the same era.

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Where are they?

Enrico Fermi (1943)