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bmitc · 2021-06-29 · Original thread
I don't have answers for you, but you might be interested in the book Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy by Kip Thorne.

wwarner · 2019-09-18 · Original thread
I would recommend (as I've done before) Kip Thorn's book _Black Holes and Time Warps_ ( to learn more about LIGO.
tbabb · 2018-07-22 · Original thread
Black Holes and Time Warps, by Kip Thorne himself:
abc_lisper · 2015-11-10 · Original thread
>> I see folks who are neither the best nor the brightest nor the most hard working getting to the US by gaming the system and that hurts.

All I can say is be patient. If it makes you feel any better, Einstein wasn't able to get a job out of school. MF* Einstein.. You know what he did? He felt bad for himself! Chew on that. Source: (See pages 59-61 in book preview)

The system has been gamed long before I came here in 02. And I don't think people in upper levels of Government are oblivious to it. It works for them now, so they are not going to look too closely there.

I have seen Americans from MIT driving a dinky car, while my friend who could not add two numbers own a 5 series(10 years ago, mind you). As I said, it isn't fair. As they say, keep your calm, focus and carry on.

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