The friend within the man is that part of him which belongs to you and opens to...– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Wisdom of the Sands, translated from French by Stuart Gilbert (via francine,themagiclantern)
We’ll address soon some of the major puzzles of modern physics like the origin...– CERN Press Release I hope to see more headlines about this and less about the latest cheated on celebrity. (via ario) The interest on twitter in CERN and in HCR voting on C-Span has given me hope, it proves that enthusiasm about science and politics can be infectious. Plus they managed to...
Musical Solar System - based on real orbital... →
themagiclantern: The solar system visualized as a musical instrument, chiming away the years. Play with this, fellow tumblr’ers. Lovely sounds.
… your taste in music is “where you live” - it embodies in an unimaginably...– Le Ton beau de Marot, Douglas Hofstadter (via bizzreads:themagiclantern)
You can’t ever get into the mindset of someone whose taste is sufficiently...– Le Ton beau de Marot, Douglas Hofstadter (via bizzreads:themagiclantern)
Women are good at sound and the reason is that they have the ability to...– Delia Derbyshire (via fuckyeahdeliaderbyshire)
I’m a supporter of gay rights. And not a closet supporter either. From the time...– Paul Newman (via fypaulnewman:velveteenrabbit)
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible...– Albert Camus (via asphalteden)
If you are not spending all of your waking life in discontent, worry, anxiety,...– Eckhart Tolle (A New Earth). (via eyemilk:cosmicforest:themagiclantern)
: Jorge Luis Borges being interviewed by Stephen... →
Jorge Luis Borges being interviewed by Stephen Cape, 1980: SC: Do you think of words as having effects that are inherent in the word or in the images they carry? Borges: Well yes, for example, if you attempt a sonnet, then, at least in Spanish, you have to use certain words. There’s only a few…
3D Printing technology has recently leapt into a new realm — we’ve seen printers...– Scientists Use 3D Printer to Create First “Printed” Human Vein | Inhabitat (via womanonfire)
"...people who spend more of their day having deep... →
lineara: “By engaging in meaningful conversations, we manage to impose meaning on an otherwise pretty chaotic world,” Dr. Mehl said.
I pretended to work like others from morning to evening, but I was absent,...– Czeslaw Milosz (via xineann:themagiclantern)
To deny the lewdness of Schiele’s art is to do him no favors, for that is...– Simon Schama, The New Yorker via theatlantic on Egon Schiele (via egonschiele)
Bach is like an astronomer who, with the help of ciphers, finds the most...– Frederic Chopin, letter to Delphine Potocka (via symphonyno2inem)