Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,626 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Liars Figure And Figures Lie - Poem by Raymond Farrell

As another has said
Liars figure and figures lie
And even in
The high and lofty
World of astrophysics
Where the air is so thin
Only the extremely gifted
Can even breathe
They have arrived
At a dilemna
Because the theoretical figure
For Dark Energy
Has been calculated
As being 10,120 times
Greater than
The actual value
Observed from astronomy
And as if
It were not enough
To have one key
Theoretical figure
Dangerously out of wack
The strength of the Higgs field
When measured
Is so ridiculously weak
It defies understanding
If they don't soon
Discover new particles
That would uphold
Radical theories
Like the Sting Theory
Which predicts
The existence
Of a multiverse
It could signal
The beginning of the end
Of human understanding
In astrophysics
And the proving that
We live in a multiverse
May be frustratingly
Beyond the reach
Of humanity
The whole enterprise
Is hanging
By a thread
And the word
From heaven is
God is bent over double
He's laughing so hard.

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  • Kelly Kurt (1/15/2016 1:00:00 PM)

    New insights that bring old ones deeply into question are nothing new. In fact, most scientists find such data exciting and not disappointing. (Report) Reply

    (1/15/2016 9:41:00 PM)

    You are right, but humans are finite living on a small planet and at some point the outer limits of our understanding of the universe is bound to be reached.

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (1/15/2016 4:18:00 AM)

    Theoretical figure comes within. Very amazing sharing is made.10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 15, 2016

Poem Edited: Friday, January 29, 2016

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