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The Beauty of Standards: The Royal Observatory of Greenwich

London, April 27, 2024, 7 PM

Today, our journey took us to the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Much like our visit to Stonehenge, I was drawn to this global landmark. I realized that standing on the Prime Meridian is like no other place in the world. I was neither East nor West, but centered, anchored in global time and space.

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Science and Math

A Biography of Numbers

In the past few years, I’ve seen books written about lots of different things like elements, molecules, and colors. I’m surprised that no one has written a biography of numbers.

Math nerds like me would love this book. I’m thinking it would look like Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe. Each page would have a fancy drawing of the number with some text.