Planets in bullet-time: inside Ne(wt)o(n)'s apple


Friday, August 18, 2023 - 14:00


Lab 4, D01 "restaurant"


A physics lecture for non-physicists.
Title: Planets in bullet-time: inside Newton's apple.
Speaker: Yasha Neiman.

A guided tour of the moment when the unity of Heaven and Earth was established (i.e. Newton's deciphering of Kepler's Second Law). 

1. How Earth Magic (technology) became truly potent through unification with Sky Magic (science).
2. Some things can only be seen in bullet-time (calculus).
3. Calculus as the ultimate reductionism.

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