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#1. The domain of quantum world is so astonishingly strange that it even makes tales of alien abductions sound perfectly reasonable - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#2. However far apart we pull two entagled particles, they remain 'connected' through their common wavelength function. Their fates remain intertwined until a measurement is made on one of them, collapsing their common wavelength function. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#3. Arabic science throughout its golden age was inextricably linked to religion; indeed, it was driven by the need of early scholars to interpret the Qur'an. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#4. His (Islamic astronomer al-Farghani) legacy also endures through the Italian writer and poet Dante (1265-1321), who derived most of the astronomical knowledge he included in his DIVINE COMEDY from the writings of al-Farghani (whom he referred to by his Latin name, Alfraganus). - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#5. In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#6. The site still radiated a powerful aura that whispered of past glories too ancient for me to comprehend. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#7. The advantage of a quantum walk over a classical random walk can be appreciated by returning to our slow-moving drunk and imagining that the bar he leaves has sprung a leak and that water is pouring out of its door. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#8. Time doesn't flow at the same rate for everyone. You can change time. You can slow it down, you can speed it up, - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#9. I shall mention in passing just one example of a gift from the Arabs that I for one am rather grateful for: coffee
especially as it was originally banned in Europe as a 'Muslim drink. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#10. I find it more comfortable to say I'm an atheist, and for that I probably have someone like Dawkins to thank. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#11. For me, I think the greatest achievements of science is to allow humanity to realize that our world is comprehensible. Through science, rational thinking, we can understand how the universe works. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#12. Classical Arabic, being the language of the Qur'an, has not changed at all in fourteen centuries, making the writings of the early Islamic scholars as accessible today as they were then. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#13. As the son of a Protestant Christian mother and a Shia Muslim father, I have nevertheless ended up without a religious bone in my body. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#14. The difference between my beliefs and having a religious faith is that I am prepared to change my views in light of new evidence, but someone of a religious faith will just stick their fingers in the ears and say: 'I'm not listening, there's nothing you can say that will make me change my mind. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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#15. Perhaps death represents the severing of the living organism's connection with the orderly quantum realm, leaving it powerless to resist the randomizing forces of thermodynamics. - Author: Jim Al-Khalili
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