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While 2012 was a hallmark year for science, one important event went largely unnoticed by most casual science observers: The 50th anniversary of one of the most influential and revolutionary science books that you’ve probably never heard of.
Word of the Day
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.