A British biologist's "quantum poetry"

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Maria Popova writes about the poet xYz (Joanna Tilsley) and her meditations: "Immersed in cosmology and quantum physics at the time, she found herself enchanted by the scientific poetics of nature as she strolled around her home in North London. Translating that enchantment in lyrical form, she produced a series of thirty poems on everything from DNA to the exoplanet Keppler-62F … to holometabolism, the process by which the caterpillar metamorphoses into a butterfly."

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