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From Bikinis to Burkinis, Regulating What Women Wear

What is it about women’s attire that over and over in history has attracted controversy and impelled societies to legislate or regulate women’s choices? Joan Wallach Scott sees France’s approbation of revealing swimwear, as well as the current burkini bans, as products of ideas going back to the French Revolution of 1789.
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One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth

“We will definitely aim at Proxima,” said Avi Loeb, former Member in the School of Natural Sciences and a Harvard astronomer who is chairman of an advisory committee for Breakthrough Starshot. “This is like finding prime real estate in our neighborhood.” 

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