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When science seems responsible for creating as many problems as it solves, with genetically modified food, human cloning and nuclear power, it comes as a relief to celebrate a simple, stunning advance of the frontiers of human knowledge.

When science seems responsible for creating as many problems as it solves, with genetically modified food, human cloning and nuclear power, it comes as a relief to celebrate a simple, stunning advance of the frontiers of human knowledge.

The fearlessness of the Saturn probe, sent 2 billion miles in seven years by a gravitational slingshot around Venus and landing on a moon by remote control, using radio signals that take 67 minutes to arrive from Earth, is simply breathtaking There are no failures, no excuses this time - nothing about the wrong kind of methane - just a triumph of human ingenuity. Marvel, and learn.

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