[extropy-chat] what is probability?
ben at goertzel.org
Tue Jan 9 20:06:34 UTC 2007
That is a prediction of Special Relativity, not General Relativity.
On 1/9/07, John K Clark <jonkc at att.net> wrote:
> "Benjamin Goertzel" <ben at goertzel.org>
> > complex scientific theories are extremely rarely proved WRONG, but nearly
> > always only proved AWKWARD or INELEGANT [.] experiments were performed for
> > which Einstein had a more elegant, less awkward explanation than Newton.
> Elegance be damned. Unstable particles last longer when they are moving
> close to the speed of light than when they are moving more slowly, you can
> measure it in the lab; Einstein predicted this phenomena, Newton did not.
> John K Clark
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