• Old White Men: Protecting the Rim for Steady-State Diversity

    4 days ago - By Steady State

    By Brian Czech
    I'm an old guy. Not ancient, perhaps, but my 61-year old knees alone would put me in the lower decile of...let's say freshness. Why, my best days are so far back, you'd need a rearview mirror from the Giant Magellan Telescope to spot one!
    The Giant Magellan Telescope: Massive mirrors reflecting through time. (Image: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 , Credit: Observatorio Las Campanas )
    As if that weren't bad enough, I'm a white guy. I might feel black and blue sometimes from fighting the forces of GDP growth, but when the Census Bureau comes around, I've got no choice but to enter “White.”...
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