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> be '#British'
> give a damn about animals and plants
> have leftover ammunition from #WW2
> have the 'brilliant' idea of ferrying all of it to #Heligoland and blow-up a beautiful German island, in 1947, in the strongest non-nuclear explosion until 1985

nationalpost.com/news/world/blo…
loc. cit. "Adding to the bitterness is the obvious fact that the British had really enjoyed blowing up #Helgoland.

“There is nothing I would like to do better,” is how Air Marshal Sir Philip Wigglesworth announced his intentions to attend the explosion as a spectator.
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> The Royal Navy had arranged for the blast to be photographed from as many angles as possible — and then published the results in a souvenir book.

The #BBC had a reporter reporting live from an aircraft circling the site, and keen radio listeners in the south of #England
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#bicentennial
#germanculture
This year: 200th #anniversary of the #publication of #Goethe's great work of #art "#WestöstlicherDivan".#Heisenberg memorized #love-#poems from the book while working on #QuantumMechanics in #Heligoland.
#Schubert it to #music:
The #poem sung by #ElisabethSchwarzkopf is on p. 166 of the 1819 edition and reproduced below, side-by-side with the 1914 translation by #Irish critic and #poet Edward Dowden (1843-1913).The translation is close, but NOT accurate (as Dowden tries to recreate rhyme and rhythm).
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Remark. The unclear phrase 'zu jemandes Herzen sprechen' was
allegedly utilized by #Heidegger in at least one letter sent to
#HannahArendt in 1925: cf. lisa.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/ich_muss_heute….
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Next panel on #nextgen of problem solvers and enabling #interdisciplinarity, bringing trainee voices to the table 👏 #CSPC2018 @sciencepolicy
Ghose leads the #womeninscience Centre at @Laurier and works in physics and computer science ncl #quantum, and #interdisciplinary is just a big word to her. There is no choice to cross disciplines in her research, which also bridges into #SocialSciences #CSPC2018
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