[ExI] The "Unreasonable" Effectiveness of Mathematics in theNatural Sciences

scerir scerir at libero.it
Thu Sep 25 12:55:47 UTC 2008

> So if the universe suddenly disappeared, 
> does that mean 17 would no longer be prime?

Many pointed out that 17 is 'the day the Devil 
triumphed over God' and the LHC is 17 miles long ...

... but yes, following Chuang-tsu (4th Cent. B.C.), 
if there is no universe, there will be none
to compute prime numbers (or Chaitin's omegas).

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