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today’s birthday: Stephen Hawking (1942)


Stephen Hawking (1942)

Despite suffering from a neurodegenerative disease that has made it impossible for him to communicate without a voice synthesizer or to move around without a wheelchair, Hawking is one of the world’s top theoretical physicists. While most experts in his field are little known outside the scientific community, Hawking has taken pains to make his work accessible to the layperson and, in so doing, has become a household name. What is the title of his bestselling book on cosmology? More… Discuss

WORD: macrocosm


macrocosm 

Definition: (noun) The entire world; the universe.
Synonyms: cosmos, universe, world, existence, creation
Usage: Astrophysicists are concerned with the macrocosm, while nuclear physicists focus their research on tiny atomic particles. Discuss.
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BEHIND THE SCENES: COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY: One Stroke of Genius


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BEHIND THE SCENES: COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY: One Stroke of Genius

Michael Faraday’s story shows us how just one stroke of genius can change the world.
COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY AIRS MONDAYS AT 9P.

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