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The concepts of beauty and creativity: Earth science thinking

Susan W. Kieffer
Susan W. Kieffer
Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
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January 01, 2006

The concepts of creativity and beauty have been intertwined for centuries and have been examined by both artists and scientists. This is a personal essay reflecting on the nature of creativity, its manifestations in artists and scientists, and the challenge of maintaining creativity as we age.

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Earth and Mind: How Geologists Think and Learn about the Earth

Cathryn A. Manduca
Cathryn A. Manduca
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David W. Mogk
David W. Mogk
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Geological Society of America
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January 01, 2006



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