SCIENCE CORNER: Ten Awesome Things Everyone Should Know

All the way back in the early 1800s, before the discovery of anesthesia, English poet John Keats famously accused science of clipping angels’ wings and unweaving the rainbow. Science, it seemed, was busy taking us farther and farther away from the sense of awe humans feel in the presence of a profound mystery. I’m afraid I’ll have to differ with the late Keats. Here are a couple of things science has unravelled for us – read them and let the awe waft over you. Continue reading