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Yael S. Goldstein

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Reviving the Wonders of the Solar System: The Restoration of Harvard's 236-Year-Old Grand Orrery

Experts at Harvard's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments are using the Grand Orrery, a centuries-old mechanical model of the solar system, to study the Revolutionary War.

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35 Years of Friendship Between Cambridge and Yerevan

Cambridge and Yerevan became sister cities because of a group of Cambridge citizens hoping to build a civilian bridge between the United States and the USSR to ease inflammatory rhetoric during the Cold War. The cities’ relationship has now lasted 35 years.

Life Alive Hell

Surviving Life Alive

It seems that I’ve been driven to do the unthinkable, to commit the cardinal sin: purchase a nearly $14 açaí bowl from Life Alive Café.