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10/01/2018 - 12:57
Arseny Borisovich Roginsky passed away on the morning of December 18. Among his many distinctions, Roginsky managed to be a political...
19/11/2017 - 16:25
Curie’s accomplishments included the development of the theory of radioactivity, techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes, and the...
24/08/2017 - 18:01
I will always remember seeing Simone Veil for the last time. It was late on a surprisingly balmy January afternoon in 2008. I was seated on...
28/05/2017 - 13:22
The Polish-born strategist became a lightning rod for criticism over the roles he played in the Iranian hostage crisis, a broad but...
22/12/2016 - 22:14
The role of shepherding this massive effort made use of Gonzalez’s multidimensional talents. Most physicists know early on whether they...
02/12/2016 - 19:01
Но вернёмся к более раннему периоду его жизни. Во время ВОВ Электрон с 15-ти лет работал на строительстве железных дорог в Ивановской...
26/11/2016 - 22:17
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29/09/2016 - 17:11
His life’s work included extensive involvement in setting up and bolstering Israel’s defense infrastructure. He armed the Israel Defense...
04/07/2016 - 12:10
Wiesel, he added, helped the world realize that “ultimately we are not talking about an abstract history” but rather about very real human...
01/07/2016 - 14:47
His predictions about the consequences to culture, the family, government and the economy were remarkably accurate. He foresaw the...
19/04/2016 - 12:15
For a scholar of nationalism, it is surprisingly difficult to say what nation Benedict Anderson belonged to. Anderson was a peripatetic...
27/03/2016 - 15:21
One seminal moment in Silicon Valley history occurred in 1985, as Intel lingered in what Andy Grove — the first employee of its founders,...

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