Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
by Carlo Rovelli
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Science is realizing we are in a cave, chained by our ignorance and prejudice, and all we can do is to try to get ever bit closer to the truth.
The most embedded of beliefs can often be broken by the simplest of observations - but only if we are brave enough to look.
Einstein figured out the size of molecules by observing granules drifting in fluids. The amount of imagination and extrapolation this man has is simply stunning.
It is characteristic of genius to be aware of the limitations of his own findings. Even Newton called his own findings "absurd", since he could not explain how force acts over distances.
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