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January 18 in freethought history…

January 18, 1908 – British mathematician and science historian Jacob Bronowski is born in what is now Poland. Bronowski came to England in 1920. He earned a PhD in Mathematics from Cambridge and applied his skills to such varied applications … Continue reading

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August 22 in freethought history…

August 22, 1974 – British mathematician and science historian Jacob Bronowski dies in East Hampton, New York, aged 66. Born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1908, Bronowski came to England in 1920. He earned a PhD in Mathematics … Continue reading

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May I recommend…

…The Ascent of Man?  Jacob Bronowski died not long after he created this groundbreaking BBC documentary series about science and culture, and I remember watching it years ago (while I was in high school or college).  Anyway, I was very … Continue reading

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