July 2011

The Sagan Series: Singing the Praises of Space Exploration

July 10, 2011

“The Cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be.” — Carl Sagan For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by space. I never wanted to be an astronaut; I wanted to live in space. In high Earth orbit. On another planet. Or maybe among the stars. All my […]

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Thorkil Sonne, Putting the Autistic to Work

July 1, 2011

Earlier this week at the New York Times Opinionator blog, David Bornstein wrote about new initiatives to match some autistic adults to jobs that suit them. The autistic’s mental quirks make it tough to find suitable jobs, and her difficulty with social situations can create conflicts in the workplace. As a result, adults with autism […]

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