Exoplanet revealed to be nothing but a large cloud of dust.
Return to Amsterdam of the Second Expedition to the East Indies, by Hendrik Cornelisz Vroom, 1599. Rijksmuseum.
Volume XII, Number 2 | spring 2019
Ottoman humorist Yusuf al-Shirbini of Egypt railed against unfair levies, referring to them as “things being called innovation.” Al-Shirbini quoted scripture: one who brings about “an innovation or provides accommodation for an innovator, upon him be the curse of God.”
No nation was ever ruined by trade.—Benjamin Franklin, 1774
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