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Posts Tagged “science”

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn review

Amanda Gefter begins her memoir as a fifteen year old girl sitting in a Chinese restaurant with her dad. Her dad asks her what is nothing?. Absence of everything she quips. Or a state of infinite, unbounded homogeneity.

She crashes into a science symposium with her father where she meets John Wheeler, famous theoretical physicist. He had coined the term blackhole and wormhole. He famous quote about how gravity worked, "Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve."

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Sat 08 Feb 2014

Idea of God

I was lying around on a secluded meadow. Under the open sky I gazed at the clouds scudding by. Suddenly it seemed that I was drifting away. A scathing sound began to wreak the whole place. And the mischievous alarm pulled me out of my dreams.

After few seconds, the world came back to me. I glanced out of the window to catch any trace of light. The day had dawned with the sun steadily climbing up the sky. Few stars probably were lost and still wandered around. I flung open the door of my room and stood before the balcony...

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