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I was just reading NewScientist and came across a story that reminded me of some of the "contrary to current scientific thinking" discussion that took place in this thread.

I won't recount the story as you can read it here for yourselves, but it looks like we are going to have one of those rare opportunities to see if new ideas (albeit based upon old wisdom) proove themselves better than current scientific wisdom.

With my extremely limited physics I have no way to conclude who is right, but if I had to bet (or rather, if I could get someone to give me decent odds:), I'd have to go for Gold purely on the basis of the Crookes radiometer evidence.


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In reply to Re: In praise of curiosity by BrowserUk
in thread In praise of curiosity by gmax

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