anything can happen
The New York Times (25 December 2015) : A4-A23 (gutter detail)
epigram from full-page ad (A23, halftone sliver at right) for TheTimesCenter “event space.” *
- In the absence of a theory, anything can happen.
D. W. Sciama (1926-99 *), Modern Cosmology (1971) : 100
- On this question indeed the early philosophers are divided.
Aristotle “On Coming Into Being and Passing Away” (“De Generatione et Corruptione”)
Book I, Part 1 ( translation; wikipedia )
transcript of Alan Lightman interview with Sciama, American Institute of Physics / Oral Histories.
epiphenomenon; marginalia; matter; NYT; rounds
Aristotle; D. W. Sciama