Black holes are simpler than forests and science has its limits | Curio

Black holes are simpler than forests and science has its limits

10 mins | May 31, 2018

In some ways, the entire universe is easier to understand than a common cold: we can reveal two black holes crashing together more than a billion light years from Earth, but we don’t know how to cure a blocked nose. Martin Rees, writing in Aeon magazine, argues that science has its limits, and explores whether the human mind is capable of reaching them.

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From Aeon magazine