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by Collector
September 21st, 2018, 10:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 698
Views: 20948

Re: Your rants here

magnets are fascinating, I have a big box full of magnets. I bough some of them to make a device to effectively pick up nails from part of my land, well another made the device based on my back of envelope drawing. The device worked extremely well. This so my Lamborghini (tractor) not should get pun...
by Collector
September 21st, 2018, 5:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 698
Views: 20948

Re: Your rants here

Hemm...it looks like God is a mathematician after all.  For a while I suspected a physicist.
by Collector
September 21st, 2018, 2:51 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 128
Views: 18600

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

“People say ‘we know mathematicians do all their best work before they’re 40’”, says Atiyah. “I’m trying to show them that they’re wrong. That I can do something when I’m 90.” Michael Atiyah  unfortunately the very young people often too young to understand the proofs of mature people. (but pls...
by Collector
September 21st, 2018, 1:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 128
Views: 18600

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

Cuchulainn wrote:
Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis

https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... hesis/amp/

that is big (if the proof really holds).
by Collector
September 20th, 2018, 4:36 am
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: negative transition probability
Replies: 217
Views: 15387

Re: negative transition probability

yes "they" knew atomies in his time, they knew the true A. All the way back to 2500 BC, or according to several sources before that too
by Collector
September 19th, 2018, 10:15 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: negative transition probability
Replies: 217
Views: 15387

Re: negative transition probability

yes dead and alive, the immortal atoms, one of my favorites from Romeo and Juliet:

"Drawn with a team of little atomies 
Athwart men's noses as they lie asleep"

"Who shut their coward gates on atomies"
by Collector
September 19th, 2018, 10:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is medicine a science ?
Replies: 127
Views: 12926

Re: is medicine a science ?

by Collector
September 19th, 2018, 8:17 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: negative transition probability
Replies: 217
Views: 15387

Re: negative transition probability

"I just hope they apologised to you. "

Not yet, but you cannot have probabilities without time? so probably in the future?
by Collector
September 19th, 2018, 5:37 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: negative transition probability
Replies: 217
Views: 15387

Re: negative transition probability

Are u describing the meeting of Rome-o and Juliet, or Adam and Eve? actually written by B!
by Collector
September 19th, 2018, 12:36 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: negative transition probability
Replies: 217
Views: 15387

Re: negative transition probability

I submitted a paper recently where the reviewers got upset because I criticized the use of negative probabilities. 

Why so positive to negative probabilities? 
by Collector
September 17th, 2018, 9:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is medicine a science ?
Replies: 127
Views: 12926

Re: is medicine a science ?

I remember hearing in the media that we should all take low-dose aspirin daily to prevent heart attacks/strokes/... (the wonder drug that works wonders to quote an old Bayer ad) Now we hear this Daily aspirin may be harmful for healthy, older adults, large study finds because it causes gastric blee...
by Collector
September 17th, 2018, 8:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Impending Ice Age - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 1402
Views: 258052

Re: Impending Ice Age - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

cooled down fast? 
by Collector
September 17th, 2018, 8:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 698
Views: 20948

Re: Your rants here

did u feel the bite?
by Collector
September 17th, 2018, 3:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 560
Views: 25834

Re: All about Cats

"If it's about my brain"

how could I know? I am just a Dr. and not exactly a brain surgeon!