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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Is One More Terrible Blow in a Year of Loss

This year has been one of incredible loss. We are approaching 200,000 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. and nearly a million around the globe. And on the streets, the killings of Black, Indigenous, Latinx individuals and other people of color—George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Daniel Prude, Rayshard Brooks and many others at the […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Is One More Terrible Blow in a Year of Loss

This year has been one of incredible loss. We are approaching 200,000 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. and nearly a million around the globe. And on the streets, the killings of Black, Indigenous, Latinx individuals and other people of color—George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Daniel Prude, Rayshard Brooks and many others at the […]

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The Quantum Butterfly Noneffect – Scientific American

Chaos theory says that a tiny, insignificant event or circumstance can have outsized influence in shaping the way a large, complex system evolves into the future. Many people are familiar with this so-called butterfly effect, an idea often traced to science fiction author Ray Bradbury’s 1952 story “A Sound of Thunder.” In that tale, a […]