From Proust's 'idealized Eros', Valery's tension between the human need for transcendence and the knowledge of the impossibility for erotic passion to fulfil it, to Claudel's hope to resolve the tension by seeing in desire the key to the love of God, all these attempts at deciphering
Eros leave pending the fundamental question: 'what is it that love seeks, above and beyond sexual possession; and what is fulfilment?' (p.
Adkins has compiled a fascinating account of Rawlinson's life as he devoted himself for 20 years to deciphering
this ancient text.
There's more to archaeology, he says, than unearthing royal tombs and deciphering
The sole purpose of the supersecret agency is signals intelligence: monitoring communications and deciphering
In 1859, however, in Madrid, a lost 16th-century manuscript was uncovered in which a Jesuit priest had done the seemingly inconceivable, deciphering
the hieroglyphs into an alphabet.
A history of meteorology and weather prediction recounts scientists' deciphering
of extreme weather events and the advent of weather satellites and space stations.
Though Egyptologists have studied almost every aspect of the ancient culture since deciphering
the Rosetta Stone, most of what we know about its dance is gleaned from remaining fragments of paintings and occasional letters and written references, often from marveling travelers.
To tackle the job of deciphering
DNA, HGP researchers first took DNA samples from a small group of anonymous volunteers.
Elizabethan Fiction takes as its aim the rethinking of how the Elizabethans conceived of prose narrative.
While cosmologists are defining the origins of the universe and geneticists deciphering
evolution, archaeologists are tracing the path of humans from hunter-gatherers to urbanites.
At first glance, these paintings, which evoke hermetic allegories, seem to promise the kind of satisfaction one can find in deciphering
Meanwhile, the right brain's more general contributions to deciphering
text grow weaker.
Time science reporter Lemonick has had unlimited access to the WMAP team while it has been deciphering
the results generated by the probe so far.
Commentary from leading scientists in the field helps readers understand how deciphering
our genetic code will revolutionize medicine while posing ethical dilemmas.
Wells reportedly predicted, "Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to reed and write." That was about 100 years ago, but, as the author illustrates, our most highly educated professionals still have trouble deciphering