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18-05-2018, 22:01   #16
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I often disagree with top scientists (even Steven Hawking) but usually it is me that is wrong. Maybe I should stop doubting but I can't help myself.
See Clarkes first law

Clarke's three laws
1 When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

2 The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.

3 Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic


- Arthur C. Clarke
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19-05-2018, 22:53   #17
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See Clarkes first law

Clarke's three laws
1 When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

2 The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.

3 Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic


- Arthur C. Clarke
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2 The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
"Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth." Arthur Conan Doyle's methodology of Sherlock Holmes.
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Vetinari: Apprentices? But I can see to it that the finest craftsmen —
Leonard da Quirm: Not craftsmen, my lord. I have no use for people who have learned the limits of the possible.

— The Last Hero , Terry Prachett
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"Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth." Arthur Conan Doyle's methodology of Sherlock Holmes.
one of my favourite authors
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Vetinari: Apprentices? But I can see to it that the finest craftsmen —
Leonard da Quirm: Not craftsmen, my lord. I have no use for people who have learned the limits of the possible.

— The Last Hero , Terry Prachett
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one of my favourite authors
Finishing complete Sherlock Holmes works. Fast read. Historical take on deductive and intuitive methods applied to crime.
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Makes note. Read Hawking & Hertog.
way off topic. Watch Kinski and Herzog.

Anyway
Can't wait until some more of the Gaia data has been explained , because info on our galaxy can be used to explain others.
https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/home

Always found it odd that so may galaxies including our own have a super massive black hole or two at the centre with roughly a 1 : 700 ratio to the mass of their galaxies.
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way off topic. Watch Kinski and Herzog.
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27-05-2018, 00:23   #25
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Finishing complete Sherlock Holmes works. Fast read. Historical take on deductive and intuitive methods applied to crime.

just like a yellow door "it is a lemon entry my dear, what's on?"
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just like a yellow door "it is a lemon entry my dear, what's on?"
It's elementary.
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eat up it's alimentary
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I often disagree with top scientists (even Steven Hawking) but usually it is me that is wrong. Maybe I should stop doubting but I can't help myself.
Karl Popper. Philosophy of science. Falsification. Cool POV Rubecula.
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Karl Popper. Philosophy of science. Falsification. Cool POV Rubecula.
thank you Fathom one of the nicest comments I have received on my scientific thoughts.
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thank you Fathom one of the nicest comments I have received on my scientific thoughts.
Proceeding with caution is a scientific value.
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