The Histories Hidden In The Periodic Table

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The Histories Hidden In The Periodic Table

#1  Postby Macdoc » Dec 30, 2019 6:33 am

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As element hunters have become element makers, the periodic table’s meaning has changed. It now describes what is possible, in addition to what merely exists.



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EO Wilson in On Human Nature wrote:
We are not compelled to believe in biological uniformity in order to affirm human freedom and dignity.
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Re: The Histories Hidden In The Periodic Table

#2  Postby Hermit » Dec 30, 2019 8:05 am

Why doesn't the element of surprise get a mention? For crying out loud, you can't miss it. It's right there!
God is the mysterious veil under which we hide our ignorance of the cause. - Léo Errera


God created the universe
God just exists
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Re: The Histories Hidden In The Periodic Table

#3  Postby Cito di Pense » Dec 31, 2019 12:09 pm

Хлопнут без некролога. -- Серге́й Па́влович Королёв

Translation by Elbert Hubbard: Do not take life too seriously. You're not going to get out of it alive.
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