Friday Reading S07E01
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|Your Christmas is Most Like: How the Grinch Stole Christmas|
You can't really get into the Christmas spirit...
But it usually gets to you by the end of the holiday.
Altruism - how can evolutionary biology explain it?
The Peasants' Revolt - a lasting legacy for popular uprising?
Alexander Pope - "short is my date, but deathless my renown"
The Poincare Conjecture - how a 19th century mathematician changed how we think about the shape of the universe
The Encyclopedie - the great project of the Enlightenment
The Needham Question - did China lay the foundations of modern science?
The Diet of Worms - Luther's stand against the Church
Averroes - the battle between faith and reason
Alexander von Humboldt - the remarkable career of the Prussian naturalist