[LMB] OT: Pastimes

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Sun Oct 10 18:47:23 BST 2021



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From: "WILLIAM A WENRICH" <wawenri at msn.com>
To: "Dendarri List" <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Bcc: fishman at panix.com
Sent: 10/10/2021 10:05:18 AM
Subject: [LMB] OT: Pastimes

>I wonder how many people have as strange a way to pass time as I do. IIRC, someone mentioned tracking down all of the links in an article.
>I will browse odd YouTube science and mathematics videos a try to check them with other sources. Occasionally, I will branch out and check on something that I think I know. Sometimes I find that I was wrong.
>Recently ,I looked at a video about how mathematics, computer science, and quantum entanglement were related. The math was bey me but I checked on something that I thought I knew. I thought that the least time in which anything could happen was a fermi. I was wrong. A fermi is a unit of distance 10 to the -15 meters, about the diameter of a nucleus. The unit of time is a jiffy, the time it takes light to travel one fermi.
>Totally useless information in everyday conversation, but I like learning things.
>
>William A Wenrich
>
>   *    A sinner, utterly dependent on God’s grace.
Thanks for that information. I found it very interesting.

Harvey




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