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No matter what else happens, this is the century in which we must learn to live without fossil fuel.
Ludwig Boltzmann, who spent much of his life studying statistical mechanics, died in 1906 by his own hand. Paul Ehrenfest, carrying on the work, died similarly in 1933. Now it is our turn to study statistical mechanics.
The world will soon start to run out of conventionally produced, cheap oil…. We [will] start to run out of all fossil fuels by the end of this century.
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Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil.
April 5, 1939
David Louis Goodstein is an American physicist and educator. From 1988 to 2007 he served as Vice-provost of the California Institute of Technology, where he is also a professor of physics and applied physics, as well as the Frank J.
Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil (2004)
Feynman's Lost Lecture (1996)
Thermal Physics: Energy and Entropy (2015)
States of Matter (1975)
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