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Einsteinâ€™s space is no closer to reality than Van Goghâ€™s sky. The glory of science is not in a truth more absolute than the truth of Bach or Tolstoy, but in the act of creation itself. The scientistâ€™s discoveries impose his own order on chaos, as the composer or painter imposes his; an order that always refers to limited aspects of reality, and is based on the observer's frame of reference, which differs from period to period as a Rembrandt nude differs from a nude by Manet.
Following the original proposal of Belinfante, â€śthe writer has in a recent note on the meson theory of nuclear forcesâ€ť used the word â€śnuclonâ€ť as a common notation for the heavy nuclear constituents, neutrons and protons. In the meantime, however, it has been pointed out to me that, since the root of the word nucleus is â€śnucleâ€ť, the notation â€śnucleonâ€ť would from a philological point of view be more appropriate for this purposeâ€¦.
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI, to us insiders) has so far only proved that no matter what you beam upâ€”the Pythagorean theorem, pictures of attractive nude people, etc.â€”the big 800 number in the sky does not return calls.