Letters From An Astrophysicist
The only thing to fear is loss of ambition. But if you’ve got plenty of that, then you have nothing to fear at all’ – neil degrasse tyson neil degrasse tyson is arguably the most influential, acclaimed scientist on the planet. As director of the hayden planetarium, and host of cosmos and startalk, he has dedicated his life to exploring and explaining the mysteries of the universe. Every year, he receives thousands of letters – from students to prisoners, scientists to priests.
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භාෂාවක් නිවැරදිව හැසිරවීම සඳහා ව්යාකරණ අවශ්යය. පැරණි භාෂාවක් වූ සිංහලයට ඇති පැරණි ව්යාකරණ ග්රන්ථය සිදත් සඟරාවයි. මෙය ශ්රී ලාංකික විද්වතුන්ගේ නොමද ගෞරවයට පාත්ර වූ ග්රන්ථයකි. සිංහල වියරණ උගැන්මෙහි ලා සිදත් සඟරාව අත්යවශ්යම වූ කෘතියක් බව නොරහසකි.
සරල කෙටි වැකි යෙදු පාලි සාහිත්ය ග්රන්ථ හිඟයි. රසවාහිණිය ධම්ම පදට්ඨ කථා ආදී ග්රන්ථවල දිග වැකි තිබීම නිසා ආධුනිකයන්ට පහසුවෙන් තේරුම් ගැනීමට නොහැකියි මේ ග්රන්ථය ලියන ලද්දේ ඒ අපහසුව මගහැරවිමටය. පිංතුර මාර්ගයෙන් පාලි වචන ඉගැන්වීම පහසුවන බැවින් ඒ සදහා පිංතුර යෙදිමි.
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