(urth) 5HC : Skinner, Turing (fwd)

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes danldo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 10:13:51 PST 2005

On Wed, 09 Feb 2005 15:30:46 +0000, Iorwerth Thomas
<iorweththomas at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >Vanishingly small probability: massive particles yearn for
> >     each other.)
> >
> Bizarre historical aside:  Many of Newton's contempories objected to his
> theory of gravitation because, to them, it smacked of the last answer in
> that list. 

If I recall correctly (and it may be that I don't) even Newton shied
away from it at first because it smacked of - heck, at that point, it
_was_ - "action at a distance."


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