The author of the million-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics rails against Richard Dawkins and the science-arts split Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation Seven Brief Lessons on Physics managed clarify
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Astronomers have arrived at what they believe to be the most accurate measure yet of the mass of the Milky Way: about 4.8 x 1011 times the mass of the sun, or “solar masses,” to use a standard unit of