gsantostasi at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:58:04 UTC 2016
But when you deal with physical quantity you realize that universe is
bounded both above and below.
Below you have the Plank Scale and above you have the visible universe.
And because of this non integers irrational numbers are just a (somehow
useful) abstraction. In physics number should always be in proportion to a
useful reference unit.
On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:24 AM, Chris Hibbert <hibbert at mydruthers.com>
> I wrote giga-parsec^3, and I did mean a cube 1000 parsecs on a side. It
> still feels big to me.
> Have you heard the story where some guy in the back of the room at a
> seminars respond to the idea of a googol as a pretty big number with "most
> are bigger"?
> It is easy to turn an aquarium into fish soup, but not so
> easy to turn fish soup back into an aquarium.
> -- Lech Walesa on reverting to a market economy.
> Chris Hibbert
> hibbert at mydruthers.com
> Blog: http://www.pancrit.org
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