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November 21 2019

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11:23

Neutrinos Lead to Unexpected Discovery in Basic Math

"After breakfast one morning in August, the mathematician Terence Tao opened an email from three physicists he didn’t know. The trio explained that they’d stumbled across a simple formula that, if true, established an unexpected relationship between some of the most basic and important objects in linear algebra.

The formula “looked too good to be true,” said Tao, who is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, a Fields medalist, and one of the world’s leading mathematicians. “Something this short and simple — it should have been in textbooks already,” he said. “So my first thought was, no, this can’t be true.”

Then he thought about it some more."

November 16 2019

surveyork
17:53

Post-empirical science is an oxymoron, and it is dangerous | Aeon Essays

Theoretical physicists who say the multiverse exists set a dangerous precedent: science based on zero empirical evidence

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October 08 2014

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This is a complete list of scientifically controlled, double-blind studies which have conclusively demonstrated the efficacy of homeopathy.

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