There Will Never Be Another Einstein.
This started as a question, but along the way I sort of answered it myself.
Even among history's great scientific-minds, Einstein stood alone. There are super-intelligent people among us today, but they will never have the recognition that he attained. One of the reasons for his remarkable achievements in so many fields, was the fact that scientific-knowledge was still coming off a low base. To come up to 'speed' today, scientists must spend perhaps a decade or so studying the knowledge-base, and then specialise in a single discipline. Intimidating thought!
- The exhaustive report is based on interviews with more than 50 people with ties to the company.
Protected animals are feared to be headed for the black market.
Sure we know it would be bad, but what do all of these scary numbers really mean?
- At the press time, the value was $21.7 trillion dollars.
- Lots of people know that a default would be bad, but not everybody seems to get how horrible it would be.
- While the risk is low, knowing what would happen if a default did occur is important information for all voters.
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