December 9th, 2008

Apollo 4 on column of fire

What's old is new again

I’m listening to an author interview on the Jon Eliot show, regarding this book:

I’ll likely get the book, but the apparent premise was already very well covered in a popular book of 1921:

(AK probably should have been more sparing with appendices and footnotes, however; they display the run-on tendency that plagues his other book, ‘Science and Sanity’. When someone has a great insight, I have learned, it is necessary to avoid personal overexcitement, if only as a precaution against, for want of a term, ‘Wolfram syndrome’. [Egad, now he has it free on-line!])