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David SimsEssays

by David Sims THINGS come into existence in accordance with probability distributions. The observable phenomenon called the Casimir Effect is an example. If you hang two conductive (e.g. aluminum, copper) plates in parallel and near to each other, they will prevent the random appearance of fluctuations…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

H.G. Wells by Revilo P. Oliver Metaphysics IT IS EASY TO account for the sudden vogue of “science fiction” in the later 1920s. As we have already remarked, it was a novel form of fantasy, refreshing to palates weary of the traditional forms, which had been cultivated almost to exhaustion. But it was really…
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