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September 14, 2018 marked the three year anniversary of one of science’s most monumental achievements to date: the detection of gravitational waves. It’s an achievement that Albert Einstein  believed mankind would never accomplish and it marks the beginning of a new era in astrophysics and maybe even humanity itself.

The date is August 1st, the Yankees are somehow in first place by a solid six games, and all is right in the world. They went 17-7 in July and were poised for a playoff push, but those who looked closely could see that all that glimmered was in fact not gold. The Yankees proceeded to end the season on a 29-32 run, including a weak 3-0 loss to the Houston Astros in the AL Wild Card Game. In spite of such, it shouldn’t be considered a collapse. Rather the team which was six games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles was an overachieving mirage. A team which was bound by nature and time to crash back down to Earth, not to mention to be caught by their northern neighbors who leveraged their future for this season. Toronto ended the regular season on a 40-18 tear, which led to them winning…