# Science, Physics, Math &c.

"bell-curves of farewell" 51 Poisson Distribution, 54-55

Monte Carlo Fallacy, 56

"the differential equations that would not weave for him into any elegance" 65

power series, 94, 590

random walk, 101

Quisling molecules, 176

Murphy's Law, 275, 471

Gödel's Theorem, 275, 320, 654-55

dopplering, 310

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, 348, 452

"a cloud chamber, and the vapor trial a high-speed particle leaves" 385

"'all the hepcats are going goofy over something called "nuclear physics"'" 385

singularities, big bang, Russian mathematician Friedmann, 396

"particle and wave" 398

graphs, 399-400

benzene, 412

aromatic Ring, 413

Gauss curve, 508, 521

collapse of wave function: "two possibilities", 524, "As long as the Anubis kept moving, there was no need to choose" 667, "he's only real at the points of decision" 702

image of chaos/molecules, 549

bell curve, 561

"a quantum-jump" 564

covalent v. ionic bonding, 577

C--H, Si--N, 580

Chebychev's Theorem, 638

Fourier analysis, 641

deltat, 159, 664

Cypridinae (glow multishaded blue in the dark), 691

Otyiyumbu Indeterminacy Relation, 700

"Little sigma, times P [...] It is an old saying among my people" 709

"Victorian kind of Brain War, as between quaternions and vector analysis in the 1880s" 726

extreme sensitivity to initial conditions, 729

*Gravity's Rainbow*Alpha Guide