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

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Sep 29 05:04:51 UTC 2008

At 09:21 PM 9/28/2008 -0700, Spike wrote:

> > ...In the deep future when Earth is tidally
> > locked, how self-evident will any of this appear?)
>let me pick of just this one point and leave the other for the more
>astute physicists among us.  The Earth is not heading towards becoming tide
>locked with the sun, not even in the deep future.

I knew I should have rephrased that as a counterfactual what-if. So: 
were it the case that we lived on a world that was tidally locked to its Sun...

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