Monthly Archives: June 2011

Karen Stern and the ‘Little Black Dress of Semitic Languages"

June 19, 2011Quoting NPR: Aramaic is the lingua franca of the ancient Middle East, the linguistic root of modern day Hebrew and Arabic. “Once you understand Aramaic,” says Karen Stern, “you can read anything. You can read Hebrew, you can … Continue reading

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Margaret Geller – Astronomy Frontier Mapping

Margaret Geller is a pioneer in the mapping of the universe. Some of her many research activities have included the deciphering of the patterns and structures of the Milky Way galaxy as well as mapping the distribution of galactic structures … Continue reading

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