Dr. Janna J. Levin (born 1967) is a theoretical cosmologist and a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College. She earned a PhD in theoretical physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Much of her work deals with looking for evidence to support the proposal that our universe might be finite in size. Other work includes black holes and chaos theory.
Quote: “There are faint stars in the night sky that you can see, but only if you look to the side of where they shine. They burn too weakly or are too far away to be seen directly, even if you stare. But you can see them out of the corner of your eye because the cells on the periphery of your retina are more sensitive to light. Maybe truth is just like that. You can see it, but only out of the corner of your eye.”
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