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In defense of Crazy Ideas

Stevenson, David (2017) In defense of Crazy Ideas. Physics Today, 70 (4). pp. 10-11. ISSN 0031-9228. doi:10.1063/PT.3.3507.

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Like many of you, I get unsolicited manuscripts that make startling and revolutionary claims. In years past they arrived by snail mail and were often handwritten or typed with copious use of capital letters, exclamation marks, and hand-drawn diagrams. More recently they come by email and look more like conventional scientific literature. (Even crackpots know how to use word processors and PowerPoint.) Denials of Einstein’s special relativity seem especially popular.

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