Deciphering the Cosmic Number by Arthur I. Miller from University College London is an intriguing, yet occasionally frustrating, book that tackles a fascinating and complex subject. The book explores the personal and professional relationship between physicist Wolfgang Pauli and psychologist Carl Jung during the first half of the 20th century. In doing so, it examines … Continue reading Deciphering “Deciphering the Cosmic Number”
Just wondering... Now that the Ian Fleming canon is nearly exhausted and they'll have to start making up new names, will all future James Bond films have titles with two words containing an 'O' so they can do the '007' thing with the logo?
CBS "Sunday Morning" today featured a profile of almanac author Ben Schott in which Schott expressed a belief I've long held regarding the wonderful serendipity of browsing the stacks of major library: "It's always the book next to the book you're looking for that's the really interesting one."Which is why it's a shame that so … Continue reading Open-Stack Serendipity
I'm in Boston for the weekend and what do I do? I hang out in bookstores. It seems a bit silly since we have very good bookstores in the Philadelphia area, but as I wander around looking at the sites, I can't resist stopping in to each bookstore I pass -- from the wonderful Brattle … Continue reading It’s Official: Wharton’s Scott McNulty is One of the World’s Top 30 Bloggers