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50 Years Of Kuhn's Scientific Revolutions
2013-01-01 09:18:17

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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.