posted on 06/02/2002 9:44:22 AM PDT
To: vannrox; coteblanche
"I do not see how a man can work at the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition. In science you want to say something nobody knew before, in words which everyone can understand. In poetry you are bound to say something that everybody knows already in words that nobody can understand."
Ain't that the truth. LOL
"I see the eigenvalue in thine eye;
I hear the tender tensor of thy sigh.
Bernoulli would have been content to die
Had he but known such a-squared-cosine-2-phi."
--Stanislaw Lem, The Cyberiad (excerpt)
posted on 06/21/2002 8:14:43 PM PDT
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