Category Archives: Black Board

The Inventor’s Notebook

“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Alva Edison, Harper’s Monthly (September 1932) Thomas Edison’s first successful light bulb model, used in public demonstration at Menlo Park, December 1879 You might find a similarity here, that speaks … Continue reading

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Time as a Measure

SuperCosmologists Think Out of the Box, by Clifford at 1:13 am, August 3rd, 2005 From what we have learned so far about string theory, the natural starting point for doing physics which makes contact with our world seems to be … Continue reading

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Cosmic Rays in Atlas

Like Piglet describing the Heffalump in Winnie the Pooh by AA Milne, one knows this started out in some fantastical world. More then, the “inkblot” as a comparison leads too/from, a fictional story, and became the fantasy of Alice that … Continue reading

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Increase in Output of Inverse Square Law Calculatons ?

Oh my poor layman brain. It hurts. String theory and the crisis in particle physics by Bert Schroer The third point of the list is perhaps the most serious one. A theory which has in more than 30 years been … Continue reading

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A Perspective on Powers of Ten?

What do chance encounters bring to the quality of life? Tabula rasa >(Latin: “scraped tablet”, though often translated “blank slate”) is the notion that individual human beings are born “blank” (with no built-in mental content), and that their identity is … Continue reading

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Trademarks of the Geometer II

John g, Lubos had some claim about Martian ancestry, but we know that he jests?🙂 So I do not want to use up to much more of Lubos’s blog for this conversation even though he pushes the envelope. Perhaps, you … Continue reading

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