Friday 1 September 2017

Born to do Math 74 – Principia (Part 1)

Born to do Math 74 – Principia (Part 1)
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
September 1, 2017

[Beginning of recorded material]

Jacobsen: [Laughing].

Rosner: You can come up with a zillion. In the 70s, there was something about chlorophyll, which is plants absorbing light. What does toothpaste have to do about absorbing light?

Jacobsen: [Laughing] One was from Newton being a phallic representation of the universe, and the Principia as a rape manual [Laughing].

Rosner: You try to apply the Uncertainty Principle all over the place. The Uncertainty Principle inevitably disturbs the—you never get an undisturbed situation, but that is a purely quantum situation. You can draw analogies about it. There are certainly ways to draw analogies to things in the macro world.

[End of recorded material]
Rick Rosner
American Television Writer
Rick Rosner
Scott Douglas Jacobsen
Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing
In-Sight Publishing
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