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Midsummer's Eve - 500pc Jigsaw Puzzle By Ravensburger

Can a physicist visualize an electron? The electron is materially inconceivable and yet, it is so perfectly known through its effects that we use it to illuminate our cities, guide our airlines through the night skies and take the most accurate measurements. What strange rationale makes some physicists accept the inconceivable electrons as real while refusing to accept the reality of a Designer on the ground that they cannot conceive Him? ~~ Wernher von Braun

'Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle' by Thor Hanson, a conservation biologist whose new book looks into why feathers matter. Feathers have always mattered greatly to Clarimonde.