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Lost Radio Talks from the Harvard Observatory: Cecilia Payne, Who Discovered the Chemical Fingerprint of the Universe, on the Science of Stars and the Muse of All Great Scientists

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/08/cecilia-payne-harvard-observatory-radio-talks/

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Moon: A Peek-Through Picture-Book About the Most Beloved Fixture of the Night Sky

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/13/britta-teckentrup-moon/

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Reading for Life: Polish Poet Aleksander Wat on How Books Helped Him Survive in a Soviet Prison

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/14/aleksander-wat-my-century-reading/

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“Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Love, Mortality, and Night as an Existential Clarifying Force for the Deepest Truths of the Heart

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/14/antoine-de-saint-exupery-night/

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Toni Morrison on the Power of Art and the Writer’s Singular Service to Humanity

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/16/toni-morrison-writing-art/

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Rebecca Solnit on Love, Purposeful Work, and the Meaning of Liberty: An Empowered Retelling of Cinderella

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/17/rebecca-solnit-cinderella-liberator/

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Marcus Aurelius on Embracing Mortality and the Key to Living with Presence

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/20/marcus-aurelius-meditations-mortality-presence/

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Shelley’s Prescient Case for Animal Rights and the Spiritual Value of Vegetarianism

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/21/shelley-vegetarianism/

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Why We Walk: A Manifesto for Peripatetic Empowerment

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/21/flaneuse-lauren-elkin/

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Trailblazing Writer and Feminist Margaret Fuller on the Social Value of Intellectual Labor and Why Artists Ought to Be Paid

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/05/23/margaret-fuller-figuring-2/

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