The Poetry of Reality

TOPIC: science, science education, science popularization

Science is the poetry of reality.
— Richard Dawkins.


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Tyson, N. D. (2005). Origins: fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution. W. W. Norton, ISBN 0393327582. Amazon.com link: http://www.amazon.com/Origins-Fourteen-Billion-Cosmic-Evolution/dp/0393327582/