"...[W]e're odd little creatures, like some cosmic nanobacteria — diminishingly small to the point that it makes us seem utterly irrelevant. Yet collectively we have the tools and conceptual ability to gain an astonishingly clear picture of what this vast universe looks like on a scale more immense than the most astronomers of just a half century ago would have imagined." The Republican, Skywatch: 2012's discoveries in astronomy overwhelming (Jan 2, 2013).
The dates for the Harvard Law School - European University Institute 2013 Summer School on Law and Logic are now settled: July 15 - 26, 2013. Venue: "The school will take place at the Badia Fiesolana, in San Domenico di Fiesole, which is located in the hills above Florence, at a short distance from both Florence and Fiesole." My law school will be one of the sponsors of this summer program. See http://lawandlogic.org/