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Implausifiability in Physics: “Lost in Math - How Beauty Leads Physics Astray” by Sabine Hossenfelder
“The time it takes to test a new fundamental law of nature can be longer than a scientist’s career. ...
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Fin-de-siècle Urban Nightmares: “Lucio's Confession” by Mário de Sá-Carneiro, Margaret Jull Costa (translator)
"Deep down, I did hate those people – the artists. That is, those false artists whose work consists ...
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Et ego in illo: “Baltasar and Blimunda” by José Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (Translator)
“If Adam was punished for wishing to resemble God, how do men come to have God inside them without b...
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I Have Been Nominated for the Liebster Award!
The Award The Liebster is an award that is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German...
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SFional Lorentz Transformations: "Tau Zero" by Poul Anderson
“Consider: a single light-year is an inconceivable abyss. Denumerable but inconceivable. At an ordin...
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C/Fe: "The Caves of Steel" by Isaac Asimov
"There were infinite lights, the luminous walls and ceilings that seemed to drip cool, even phosphor...
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GOATnaldo - It was men against God: "Portugal vs. Spain in Russian World Cup"
I know what I wrote before on this same blog, but now I'm going to have to debate the diagnostic lab...
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The Stars Look Different Today: “The Somnambulist's Dreams” by Lars Jerlach
“’So what is it Enoch Soule? Why are you here? What are you here to tell me?’[…]‘I know why you’re h...
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The Stages of Truth: "Our Mathematical Universe - My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality" by Max Tegmark
The Stages of Truth: "Our Mathematical Universe - My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality" by Ma...
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Falsifiable Multiverse: “The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory According to the Everett Interpretation” by David Wallace
"Readers familiar with typical discussions of the measurement problem may be surprised that I have m...
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