There’s gold in them thar hills; and there’s much more where it came from.
In 1849, gold gave a kick start to the new State of California. Its non-native population grew 100-fold in a single year. Its miners soon took 300 tons of gold ($12 billion at today’s prices) from the ground. How did the gold get there? A few months ago, an extraordinary event—maybe the most widely studied […]
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– Dr. David Miller, Caltech-Trained Space Scientist
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The Problem of Whether Space is Something
The question whether space is Something lies at the center of one of the longer-running intellectual disputes, a clash of views that’s growing more, not less, intense. How does physics get along without an answer to this question? With much difficulty. In the 300s BCE, amidst some stimulating but entirely wrong ideas about objects and […]