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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 8: Empty atoms.

Almost all of ordinary matter (99.9999999% of it) is empty space. If you took out all of the space in our atoms, the entire human race (all 7 billion of us) would fit into the volume of a sugar cube. … Continue reading

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 6: Vacuum is nature’s default state.

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Art therapy – Three magic words #poetry #poem

“Beauty evolves from emptiness into form.” — Christopher Alexander I am emptiness. I am form. I am beauty. I create form out of emptiness and beauty out of form. Or rather emptiness makes form beautiful. Is it form that gives … Continue reading

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Everything and Nothing. Order and Disorder. Disorder is the fate of everything.

I love physics because it’s weird 😊 I’ve watched two awesome physics documentaries (on Amazon Prime) called “Everything and Nothing. The Amazing Science of Empty Space” and “Order and Disorder: The Forces that Drive the Universe”. My mind has been … Continue reading

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On death: the best eulogy, according to a physicist

I was reminded of Aaron Freeman’s words (full text here) recently when I wanted to console to a lady on Quora whose husband of many years died suddenly in hospital.

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