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February 23, 2020

Science Magazine made not simple but simpler

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The foundational weekly journal offers, in addition to abstracts of its articles, a less technical version for those of us who haven't a clue.

Above, the abstract of this recent paper:

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Below,

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the "For Dummies" iteration of the abstract.

Tell you what: the "made simple" version hurt my head almost as much as the real thing.

Clif?

Flautist?

Bueller?

Anyone?

FunFact: "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler" is one of the most cited quotes in science, attributed to Albert Einstein.

In fact, he never said it.

For those who'd like to go down that rabbit hole, it starts here.

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