Re: [asa] LHC, TOE, and the limits of knowledge

From: j burg <>
Date: Tue Sep 16 2008 - 11:52:47 EDT

> Just like computers were made of vacuum tubes and people thought that was
> the future- more and more of them, in bigger and bigger rooms. Then the
> transistor was invented and re-shaped everything. The first computer chip
> had a few transistors, but now there's billions in there (up to 2 billion
> now).
Just like the physics of 1954 (or so) in which it could be shown w/o
any doubt that a chemical rocket could never get to the moon.

Then Arthur Clarke suggested a multistage design ... .


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