The rich, biographical stories of Feynman and Wheeler in Halpern’s “The Quantum Labyrinth”

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  John G. Cramer. Department of Physics. University of Washington.: http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~mijp1/transaction/TI_30.html#3.2 Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory (a.k.a. Wheeler-Feynman time-symmetric theory): In layperson terms, imagine you push on a wall. However, the wall can sense that you are going to push on it, and so it pushes you before you even start to push it, thereby canceling out any force you […]

Dress Like a Woman

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  A Greek alabastron depicting a Scythian Amazon woman, circa 480 BC. British Museum Ancient Greek art from 300 B.C. depicts Scythian Amazon women as male equals, clad in pants and armory. In 1200 A.D., though Mongol women wore dresses for ceremonies and weddings, they dressed like men so that they could ride their horses […]

Thirty Days to Look Back

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As of today, I have 30 days to look back. Yesterday evening, after eight years of dispensing thousands of Tweets, I deactivated my Twitter account. I left four personal tweets thanking my 11,000 followers. This, according to my teenage boy and the Season Twenty South Park writers, is known as a Twitter suicide note. I […]