Poem: ‘Uncertain-Sea Principle’
Science in meter and verse
This article was originally published with the title “Uncertain-Sea Principle” in Scientific American 327, 6, 24 (December 2022)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Richard Blanco is a professional civil engineer and a poet. He read his poem “One Today” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, who selected him to serve as the fifth Presidential Inaugural Poet in U.S. history. Credit: Nick Higgins
The author of 5 books, 3 of which are New York Times bestsellers. I’ve been published in more than 100 newspapers and magazines and am a frequent commentator on NPR.