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Expanding Space, Expanding Minds

Understanding physics can be satisfying. Understanding physics some physicists don’t understand brings super-satisfaction. Many think they can’t understand physics. Seems to me that often it is physicists they can’t understand. I think anybody who can figure how to travel to another country can, with no more effort, understand a lot of physics. With two provisos: […]

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The Problems with Gravity

Gravity is nature’s own agent provocateur. It stars in Galileo’s ship-shape thought experiments and Newton’s new description of the world. In 1915, Einstein says it’s a distortion of spacetime geometry. His success should say the mysteries of gravity are now revealed, its controversies laid to rest. Yet gravity continues to bedevil physics. Physics describes interactions […]