Susan Sontag on Creativity and Boredom
"The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes." - Susan Sontag (born on this date in 1933)
Here's the science of black holes, from supermassive monsters to ones the size of ping-pong balls.
- Bonus fact: If the Earth became a black hole, it would be crushed to the size of a ping-pong ball.
Protected animals are feared to be headed for the black market.
- The EAST reactor was able to heat hydrogen to temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius.
- Nuclear fusion could someday provide the planet with a virtually limitless supply of clean energy.
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