Science and Religion

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A human being is part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection Read the rest >

Francis Thompson : The Butterfly Effect

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“All things by immortal power,
Near and Far
Hiddenly
To each other linked are,
That thou canst not stir a flower
Without troubling of a star.”

 

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions; where a small change at one place in a nonlinear system can result in large differences Read the rest >

Albert Einstein : The World as I see it

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 The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. —

“How strange is the lot of us Read the rest >

Jean Staune : The history of the Universe

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Thus we can summarize the history of the Universe now : at the age of 10 – 43 seconds, the Universe had a diameter of 10-33 cm and a temperature of 10 32 degrees.

All the Energy that exists today in the Universe was already present in this tiny point. Since that moment nothing had been « … Read the rest >

Jean Staune : The history of the Universe

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Thus we can summarize the history of the Universe now : at the age of 10 – 43 seconds, the Universe had a diameter of 10-33 cm and a temperature of 10 32 degrees.

All the Energy that exists today in the Universe was already present in this tiny point. Since that moment nothing had been « … Read the rest >