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Poetic and polemic

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Science  03 Aug 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6401, pp. 458
DOI: 10.1126/science.aau4094

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Steven Weinberg’s Third Thoughts should be read not only for its insightful and illuminating explanations of a wide range of physical phenomena but also for the oppor­tunity it affords to follow the wanderings of a brilliant mind through topics ranging from high-energy physics and the makeup of the cosmos to poetry, and from the his­tory and philosophy of science to the dan­gers of economic inequality.