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Wed, Nov. 29th, 2006, 08:56 pm

What's the hardest thing to imagine?

Thu, Nov. 30th, 2006 09:00 am (UTC)

Well, if you are talking about natural things: a diamond.

Thu, Nov. 30th, 2006 09:01 am (UTC)

If we are talking period: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fullerite#Ultrahard_fullerite

Fri, Dec. 1st, 2006 08:06 am (UTC)
masstreble: On the mysteries of the natural world:

Wuh? Naaaah, those are just carbon atoms compacted into tight little covallent squares. Natural things that are hard to imagine:

Atmospheric sciences.
Genetic engineering.
The reasons why you sort of get this full-body tingling feeling when you hear something really awesome, like a particularly moving piece of music.
Quantum physics.
The evolutionary reasons why humans have this type of head-hair.

I smile when I realize just how perplexing the universe still is.

Sat, Dec. 2nd, 2006 03:03 am (UTC)
sparksol: Re: On the mysteries of the natural world:

Ah, so you meant most difficult to imagine, not imagining something hard.