Science & Tech

THERE ARE VERY FEW INGREDIENTS  As children, we learn to deal with many sorts of things: other people, animals, plants, water, soil, stones, wind, the Sun and the Moon, stars, clouds, books, smartphones, and many others. We develop different models…Read more

3 April 2017  Standing motionless at the ice edge, I scoured the recently frozen ocean that lay below me and listened. The sky was clear, the atmosphere completely silent. Looking towards the midday sun that hovered just above the horizon…Read more

The Right Stuff
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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe

I.The AngelsWithin five minutes, or ten minutes, no more than that, three of the others had called her on the telephone to ask her if she had heard that something had happened out there.“Jane, this is Alice. Listen, I just…Read more