FOM: Goedel and radioastronomy
kanovei at wminf2.math.uni-wuppertal.de
Tue Dec 2 13:58:23 EST 1997
>why most scientists do not find radioastronomy
>relevant to terrestrial physics, and a third would ask them merely to
>assess the relevance of radioastronomy to terrestrial physics.
Laser satellite measurements are of frequent use in
the very terrestrial physics.
As for the relevance of the Goedel incompleteness to
mathematics, once I was told that
the "empirical" fact that the arithmetic is consistent
is much more evident and truthworthy for a mathematician
than any attempt of Goedel or whoever to question it.
-- Vladimir Kanovei
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