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The Man and The Maths: Srinivasa Ramanujan

Last week, quite by accident, I came across a movie I might not have even bothered to watch. But who can resist Dev Patel especially when you haven’t yet seen “Lion,” another flick I’ve been hoping to see soon? Filmed in India and the UK, the scenery alone was marvelous. Patel plays the role divinely all the

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Happy Birthday, Clyde Tombaugh’s (No, Not Disney’s) Pluto!

I’m not one to stand all the time on ceremony, so why should I start now? A mere two weeks after Clyde Tombaugh’s 24th birthday, he made an incredible discovery. Of course Mike Brown of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)–a member of the International Council for Science (ICSU)– disagrees that Pluto is worthy of recognition.

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John Forbes Nash – “A Beautiful Mind” – Moves On

Moon-ruled Cancer rising leads Dr. John Forbes Nash’s natal chart with its 9-planetary-body Eastern emphasis, 4th quadrant above-the-horizon dominance. With natal Saturn falling in the 6th house, we’re reminded that this beautiful mind had once been a tortured one. His chart points to the signature in Mars-ruled Aries with Mars on the Sabian Symbol Aries 21.

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