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Sir Martin Rees: Are We Real?

The virtual universe according to the Astronomer Royal:


Spooky Physics

Physicists love quoting mystical statements from the founders of quantum theory, so here you are:

The atoms or elementary particles themselves are not real; they form a world of potentialities or possibilities rather than one of things or facts.

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Closing gaps in a race with some history

The last time I ran the Sycamore Pumpkinfest, I was newly married and had no children as yet. That was 1985. It was the year after my peak racing period of 1984, with 24 races in twelve months and a second place in the Pumpkinfest at 31:30. 1,204 more words