Follow the Map

 “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery Ptolemy’s Almagest has been on the scientist’s best sellers list for centuries.  But that wasn’t his only success….


“I know that I am mortal by nature, and ephemeral; but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies I no longer touch the earth with my feet: I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia”  Claudius Ptolemy Almagest! In Arabic, it…