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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Space Magazine

Thought this was neat looking :) Not much else to say. Just neat.

[Edit: Okay I lied. I'm adding quotes.]

``It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order---and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.''
---Douglas Hofstadter

In terms of the game theory, we might say the universe is so constituted as to maximize play. The best games are not those in which all goes smoothly and steadily toward a certain conclusion, but those in which the outcome is always in doubt. Similarly, the geometry of life is designed to keep us at the point of maximum tension between certainty and uncertainty, order and chaos. Every important call is a close one. We survive and evolve by the skin of our teeth. We really wouldn't want it any other way.

---George Leonard

``The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.''
---Eden Phillpots

``Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.''
---Henry Miller

``Big whorls have little whorls,
Which feed on their velocity;
And little whorls have lesser whorls,
And so on to viscosity.''
---L. F. Richardson

``To see a World in a grain of Sand,
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
And Eternity in an hour.''
---William Blake

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