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Simply Charly, as well as the world of academia, have lost a friend, colleague, and influential economist on May 8 with the death of Allan H. Meltzer. He was 89. Meltzer (1928–2017) was Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and Institute for Politics and Strategy in Pittsburgh PA. A renowned expert in monetary policy,…

Albert Einstein was an explorer and discoverer of sorts, so perhaps it is fitting that National Geographic Channel has dedicated its newest series to the brilliant physicist (1879-1955). Aptly named “Genius,” the 10-part program traces Einstein’s life from his modest beginnings in Germany to the global fame he achieved later in life. This new show, however, is not the first…

Get the following Kindle eBooks at a special discount beginning next week from April 15 through April 19. This limited-time discount promotion will unfold over five days as follows:   .99¢ — April 15 $1.99 — April 16 $2.99 — April 17 $3.99 — April 18 $4.99 — April 19 So mark your calendars and get ready to snap up…

We learned with great sadness of the passing on March 28 of Richard Tieszen (1951-2017), the author of Simply Gödel, a new book in our Simply Charly Great Lives Series. The book, to be published April 11, traces the life, career, and major accomplishments of the renowned logician and mathematician Kurt Gödel. Professor of Philosophy at San José State University,…

In the nearly 200 years since her death, British novelist Jane Austen (1775-1817) has never lost her mass appeal. Her standing as a pop culture icon is as enduring as her literary legacy, proven by occasional emergence of various posthumous intrigues, twists, and theories. One such recent development is the new research by the British Library, suggesting that Austen died…

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