Scientists are not blind to the beauty of the world. When I see an image such as the one taken by the Hubble Space Telescope that was dubbed "The Rose," I believe that I am as capable to appreciate its exquisitely complex elegance as any artist.
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Today, 327 years after the publication of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia, we still have not found a theory that would unify gravity with all the other forces of nature. The arduous quest that Newton initiated continues!
The sheer range and depth of Jefferson's intellectual pursuits also distinguish him as one of America's most accomplished innovators. How did Jefferson innovate, and what can today's leaders do to apply his brand of ingenuity in the Information Age?
In order to unify the theory of the large -- general relativity -- with the theory of the small -- quantum mechanics -- physicists had to examine the properties of spacetime on the tiniest scales. And here is where the problem arose.