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When a theory breaks, you learn how to build it better.
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«The peer-review process is, in fact, designed, not to detect fraud or data manipulation, but to select for what is noteworthy.»
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«With zero resistance transmission materials, there could be near-zero loss of energy. Cost of energy could fall by one-third JUST by improving transmission.»
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«Most believe science says there is no afterlife. But this view, while common, is wrong.»
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