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Ideas in revolution

Nature Physics volume 2, pages 498499 (2006) | Download Citation


One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the Earth abideth for ever. The Sun also ariseth, and the Sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he arose. (Ecclesiastes 1:4–5)

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  1. Richard Webb is a News & Views editor for Nature. The Life of Galileo, in a version by David Hare, runs at the National Theatre, London, until 31 October 2006.

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