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    Black Holes Are Connected To Racial Blackness, Cornell U Course Says

    https://www.dailywire.com/news/black...aign=dwtwitter


    An astronomy course at prestigious Cornell University, concerned about racism in the universe, not just Planet Earth, asked the deathless question: Is there a connection between the cosmos and the idea of racial blackness?
    As famed author Heather Mac Donald, who has written numerous books, including The War on Cops, writes in City Journal, the course, titled Black Holes: Race and the Cosmos, notes in the catalog description that conventional wisdom asserts that the black in black holes has nothing to do with race, but astronomy professor Nicholas Battaglia and comparative literature professor Parisa Vaziri suggest the truth may be otherwise.


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    Conventional wisdom would have it that the black in black holes has nothing to do with race. Surely there can be no connection between the cosmos and the idea of racial blackness. Can there? Contemporary Black Studies theorists, artists, fiction writers implicitly and explicitly posit just such a connection. Theorists use astronomy concepts like black holes and event horizons to interpret the history of race in creative ways, while artists and musicians conjure blackness through cosmological themes and images. Co-taught by professors in Comparative Literature and Astronomy, this course will introduce students to the fundamentals of astronomy concepts through readings in Black Studies. Texts may include works by theorists like Michelle Wright and Denise Ferreira da Silva, authors like Octavia Butler and Nalo Hopkinson, music by Sun Ra, Outkast and Janelle Mone. Astronomy concepts will include the electromagnetic spectrum, stellar evolution, and general relativity.
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    The level of hate & weaponized stupidity is akin to a bottomless pit in which the left is trying push everyone into that they keep falling down. A never ending abyss of utter foolishness.

    This is beyond Planet Of The Apes. This is Planet Of The Violently Stupid.
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    hey .. why not. Astronomers need to virtue signal too. Maybe their class size was dwindling and they needed to update their curriculum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Knightkore View Post
    https://www.dailywire.com/news/black...aign=dwtwitter


    An astronomy course at prestigious Cornell University, concerned about racism in the universe, not just Planet Earth, asked the deathless question: “Is there a connection between the cosmos and the idea of racial blackness?”
    As famed author Heather Mac Donald, who has written numerous books, including “The War on Cops,” writes in City Journal, the course, titled “Black Holes: Race and the Cosmos,” notes in the catalog description that “conventional wisdom” asserts that the “‘black’ in black holes has nothing to do with race,” but astronomy professor Nicholas Battaglia and comparative literature professor Parisa Vaziri suggest the truth may be otherwise.


    The catalog description reads:
    Conventional wisdom would have it that the “black” in black holes has nothing to do with race. Surely there can be no connection between the cosmos and the idea of racial blackness. Can there? Contemporary Black Studies theorists, artists, fiction writers implicitly and explicitly posit just such a connection. Theorists use astronomy concepts like “black holes” and “event horizons” to interpret the history of race in creative ways, while artists and musicians conjure blackness through cosmological themes and images. Co-taught by professors in Comparative Literature and Astronomy, this course will introduce students to the fundamentals of astronomy concepts through readings in Black Studies. Texts may include works by theorists like Michelle Wright and Denise Ferreira da Silva, authors like Octavia Butler and Nalo Hopkinson, music by Sun Ra, Outkast and Janelle Mone. Astronomy concepts will include the electromagnetic spectrum, stellar evolution, and general relativity.

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    i thought they be talking bout black hoes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Knightkore View Post
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    An astronomy course at prestigious Cornell University, concerned about racism in the universe, not just Planet Earth, asked the deathless question: “Is there a connection between the cosmos and the idea of racial blackness?”
    As famed author Heather Mac Donald, who has written numerous books, including “The War on Cops,” writes in City Journal, the course, titled “Black Holes: Race and the Cosmos,” notes in the catalog description that “conventional wisdom” asserts that the “‘black’ in black holes has nothing to do with race,” but astronomy professor Nicholas Battaglia and comparative literature professor Parisa Vaziri suggest the truth may be otherwise.


    The catalog description reads:
    Conventional wisdom would have it that the “black” in black holes has nothing to do with race. Surely there can be no connection between the cosmos and the idea of racial blackness. Can there? Contemporary Black Studies theorists, artists, fiction writers implicitly and explicitly posit just such a connection. Theorists use astronomy concepts like “black holes” and “event horizons” to interpret the history of race in creative ways, while artists and musicians conjure blackness through cosmological themes and images. Co-taught by professors in Comparative Literature and Astronomy, this course will introduce students to the fundamentals of astronomy concepts through readings in Black Studies. Texts may include works by theorists like Michelle Wright and Denise Ferreira da Silva, authors like Octavia Butler and Nalo Hopkinson, music by Sun Ra, Outkast and Janelle Mone. Astronomy concepts will include the electromagnetic spectrum, stellar evolution, and general relativity.
    You have got to be kidding me!!!

    Is this a surreptitious Onion article?
    So let us stop talkin' falsely now
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oceander View Post
    You have got to be kidding me!!!

    Is this a surreptitious Onion article?
    I wish. Completely true.


    https://classes.cornell.edu/browse/r...ass/ASTRO/2034
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    I think this is creative advertising. Someone is trying to generate interest in a course that is probably boring as hell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rutabaga View Post
    i thought they be talking bout black hoes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dummy View Post
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