Jordan Satch 2/17 – Snow

! – “no place where the two cultures meet,” p16. Snow finds no connection between science and literature, which surprises me as I was under the impression the two co-exist

? – is the argument that snow makes still relevant today? Written in 1959, is there still a divide “between 2 polar groups”? (p.3)

Scientific theories recognised:

Oxygen theory of combustion: Antoine Lavoisier 1770s

Plate tectonics: Alfred Wegener, 1912. Tuzo Wilson, 1960s

Special relativity: Albert Einstein, 1905

General Relativity: Einstein, 1915

Quantum theory: Max Planck, Einstein, etc

Natural Selection: Darwin, 1859

Heliocentrism: Copernicus, 1543

Scientific experiments recognised:


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