3 posts tagged with science by Blazecock Pileon.
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What are accepted ways for visualizing this example dataset for a journal or other "professional" endpoint? [more inside]
In his TED talk, Sean Carroll very briefly discusses Feynman's explanation about how the universe we can see and experience is not a statistically lucky perturbation, before moving on to the rest of his lecture. In other words, Feynman seems to discount the "Boltzmann brain" hypothesis, that we're not just the ephemeral product of a lucky shuffle of a metaphorical box full of marbles. Can someone explain this to me in words other than Carroll's, i.e., what evidence Feynman was using to prove his argument?
Measuring alcohol content without a hydrometer? [more inside]