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Science and Poetry. Science in Society 2

Readings Peter Atkins ‘Although poets may aspire to understanding, their talents are more akin to entertaining self-deception. They may be able to emphasise delights in the world, but they are deluded if they and their admirers believe that their identification … Continue reading

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Science in poetry

Sidereus Nuncius* I have seen two-horned Venus Travelling gently in the sky. I have seen valleys and mountains on the Moon, Saturn with its three bodies; I, Galileo, first among humans, Have seen four stars circle around Jupiter, The Milky Way … Continue reading

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