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He barriers that separate science from other sources of human wisdom”  Dyson discusses twentieth century giants of physics such as Richard Feynman J Robert Oppenheimer Paul Dirac and Steven Weinberg many of whom he knew personally as well as Winston Churchill’s pursuit of nuclear weapons for Britain and Wernher von Braun’s pursuit of rockets for space travel And he takes a provocative often politically incorrect approach to some of today’s most controversial scientific issues global warming the cur This book is a se

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Dreams of Earth and SkyIn this seuel to The Scientist as Rebel 2006 Freeman Dyson whom The Times of London calls “one of the world’s most original minds” celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and “the spirit of joyful dreaming” in which he believes that science should be pursued Throughout these essays which range from the creation of the Royal Society in the seventeenth century to the scientific inuiries of the Romantic generation to recent books by Daniel Kahneman and Malcolm Gladwell he seeks to “break down t This is only noti

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