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Asimov Mathematics and the Collapse of Empire

by Brian Clegg If there’s one lesson that we have learned from recent shock political results, whether it’s Brexit in the UK, or the election of Donald Trump to the White House, it is that we can’t trust the polls,

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Posted in Ancient History, Modern History

Getting to the Moon: How Science Fiction Became Reality

Getting to the Moon

by Brian Clegg Getting to the Moon As soon as it was realized that the Moon was more than a light in the sky, the idea of journeying to it became appealing, though early narratives of lunar travel now seem

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Posted in Ancient & Medieval History

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