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Reading Seawater

Marcia Bjornerud | Inference Review | 12th December 2019

Why is sea-water salty? Pythagoras thought the seas were the tears of Kronos, a Titan born of Gaia and Uranus; Empedocles that seawater was the sweat of the Earth. Norse mythology imagined two enslaved giants, Fenja and Menja, tending a “magic mill that they alone were strong enoug…

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