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Rosmarie Waldrop

Even in a state of geometrical grace we cannot see time as it is, only as it passes. So the river shows us while softly disfiguring our waterlogged bodies on the way to vast projects of war. — Rosmarie Waldrop, from “Water,” Driven to Abstraction. (New Directions Oct. 26 2010)

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Neil deGrasse

It is the destiny of stars to collapse. —  Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Episode 8 “Sisters of the Sun.” Written by Brannon Braga. Directed by Ann Druyan & Steven Soter. April 27, 2014. Based on Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan & Steven Soter. September 28, 1980 – December 21,… Continue reading Neil deGrasse

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