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The author’s backpack was hiding this almost complete therapsid fossil. Was finding it all down to luck? Julien Benoit

When it comes to big finds, scientists need more than just luck and chance

Good science isn’t rooted in chance. It’s based on people with expertise being in the right place at the right time, equipped with enough knowledge to know what they’re looking at.
Americans heard about atomic bombs long before one was actually built. US Department of Defense

Even before Hiroshima, people knew the atomic bomb

News of the Hiroshima bombing spread quickly to the US public but, thanks to science fiction writers, atomic bombs were discussed more before the war began than during it.

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