Snopes is not the final word. Do your own research. Snopes often leaves
out important details. The lie of omission is one..
From: Amps [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Kim Elmore
Sent: Saturday, November 19, 2016 9:14 PM
To: Kevin <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [Amps] "Conventional" current flow
I believe Snopes gets revenue solely from ads. My experience has been that
their info is pretty good. They've consulted us (National Severe Storms Lab)
a few times to verify certain weather facts.
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music lasts." -- Paul Hindemith
> On Nov 19, 2016, at 18:29, Kevin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A computer science axiom which has never failed, "garbage in, garbage
out". People just assume mathematical simulations are correct.
> Werner Heisenberg, the father of Quantum Physics and the uncertainty
principle named after him, got the math wrong on Germany's atomic bomb. Good
thing too as up to that point the Germans were ahead of us.
> In the non-scientific world the webpage Snopes.com is put forth as the
final authority as to a story's veracity. One question...Who checks Snopes
and what is their financial/political axe to grind?
>> On 11/19/2016 5:52 PM, Bill Turner wrote:
>> ------------ ORIGINAL MESSAGE ------------(may be snipped)
>>> On Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:38:51 -0800, you wrote:
>>> With all due respect, it would appear that you may be unaware of the
>>> vital role mathematics plays in discovery of our physical universe.
>> Nobody has said that mathematics is not useful. My observation was
>> that a mathematical model is just that - a model - and not the
>> reality itself. Some people lose sight of that from time to time.
>> 73, Bill W6WRT
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