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Meet a Scientist - John Norton
Speaker(s): John Norton
Abstract: Philosophy of physics, puzzles about the content and status of foundational principles – the logic of physicists’ basic assumptions, especially with regards to space and time, and the history of science, e.g. exactly how Einstein made his discoveries.
Date: 02/04/2009 - 10:25 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

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Why Constructive Relativity Fails
Speaker(s): John Norton
Abstract: Are time and space independently existing entities? Or is their existence secondary in that they are merely properties of other, more fundamental physical systems? The parameters of this enduring debate have shifted according to the physical theory in which it are set. In the 17th century, Newton... read more
Date: 28/09/2008 - 2:00 pm
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