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Math Science

Lies, Damned Lies, and Quantum Statistics 53

Posted by samzenpus
from the do-the-math dept.
quax writes "Getting a scientific paper published that goes against the grain of conventional wisdom was never easy. Especially when it seems to contain an obvious glaring mistake. Fortunately despite already being some kind of pop celebrity with no shortage of fan mail, Einstein still opened letters he received from strangers. And this is how a trivial, fateful counting mistake was able to change the course of physics forever."
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Lies, Damned Lies, and Quantum Statistics

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At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

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