May 29, 2020

Benjamin Banneker: An American Astronomer.

In today’s fast-paced day and age, most of us have access to nearly limitless information and knowledge. None of us can consume it all, but the flow of data is wide open for all who chose it.

But what of those in the past that had the mental capacity and the thirst for knowledge, but lacked the means to slake it? I sometimes wonder how many Newtons or Einsteins might have been born into poverty or ignorance, and what advancements we might have been robbed of…

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