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Witness
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Feigenbaum dead

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Interesting bio:
Mitchell Feigenbaum, Physicist, Dies at 74; He Made Sense of Chaos

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Which you can read here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/18/scie ... -dead.html.

To mathematicians (and perhaps physicists) he's known for his discovery of the "Feigenbaum constant(s)" or ratio(s): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feigenbaum_constants.

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I presume he is Jewish. Which conjures up the Nazi notion of "Jewish Physics" as opposed to "Aryan Physics". Some discussion here

How 2 Pro-Nazi Nobelists Attacked Einstein’s "Jewish Science"
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... -excerpt1/

and here

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Physik

All of which brings to mind

Professor: ‘Mathematics Itself Operates as Whiteness’
https://www.nationalreview.com/2017/10/ ... professor/

Forget the terms Nazi and Fascist, there are those that KNOW and take it as an affront if you do not agree. Generally they don't have power, occasionally they do. Then you should be afraid.
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ed wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:04 am
I presume he is Jewish. Which conjures up the Nazi notion of "Jewish Physics" as opposed to "Aryan Physics". Some discussion here

How 2 Pro-Nazi Nobelists Attacked Einstein’s "Jewish Science"
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... -excerpt1/

and here

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Physik

All of which brings to mind

Professor: ‘Mathematics Itself Operates as Whiteness’
https://www.nationalreview.com/2017/10/ ... professor/

Forget the terms Nazi and Fascist, there are those that KNOW and take it as an affront if you do not agree. Generally they don't have power, occasionally they do. Then you should be afraid.
Afraid? No. Resist.

And about those 'Nazi physicists': They were either too frightened for their own welfare or too deluded to see the truth of the situation. Either way, (heh heh), Not True Physicists(tm).

Alas, nobody's perfect.
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