Unpopular Science

I just came across this amazing post by Christoph Niemann on the NY Times site at: http://niemann.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/25/unpopular-science/ I reproduce it here for your viewing pleasure: Whether we like it or not, human life is subject to the universal laws of physics. My day, for example, starts with a demonstration of Newton’s First Law of Motion. It states, “Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line…” “…unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.” Based on supercomplicated physical observations, Einstein concluded that two objects… Read More