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Data, Facts, And Principles

Summary: Data beget facts. Facts beget principles. Without facts and principles, data is useless. After years of studying planetary motions, and compiling data, Copernicus uncovered a fact. The fact was that the Earth revolved around the sun. Until then, the data made no sense. After years of studying the facts of bodies in motion, Isaac Newton developed a principle...
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Daily Links – May 24, 2012

US Politics / Conservative : RedState

Today is May 24th. On this date in 1543, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus died in his home at the age of 70. The father of modern astronomy, Copernicus taught us that Earth was not, in fact, the center of the universe. The center of t...

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Genres / Sci Fi : io9

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Religion / Atheism : Friendly Atheist

Last week marked the release of a new documentary called The Principle... which is better known as the movie that claims Copernicus was wrong about the whole "Earth revolves around the sun" thing. Star Trek's Kate Mulgrew is the nar...

Daily Links – March 8, 2012

US Politics / Conservative : RedState

Today is March 8th. On this date in 1618, Johann Kepler described the Third Law of Planetary Motion. It is a little known fact that the fourth Law of Planetary Motion is that you don’t talk about the Laws of Planetary Motion. Also o...

Between Geopolitics And Technology

Technology : Forbes: Tech

This article was originally published at Stratfor.com. By Matthew Bey Roughly 500 years ago, Nicolaus Copernicus theorized that the Earth revolved around the sun, a fact that Galileo Galilei confirmed a century later. The breakthrou...

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