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Stranger than fiction

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Science  24 Mar 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6331, pp. 1273
DOI: 10.1126/science.aam7195

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In The Greatest Story Ever Told—So Far, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss beau­tifully explains how our refusal to believe that there are unknowable cosmic truths has rewarded humanity with brilliantly pre­cise answers to puzzles previously obscured by the fog of dogmatic assurance. When we cast off faith in favor of the scientific method, deep questions such as "What is the nature of space and time?” and “What is matter?" suddenly became answerable and, perhaps more important, verifiable.