Re: That (not so) idiot Darwin

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Jan 16 2001 - 09:46:50 MST

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> I'd assume that surface-(thiol)-stabilized monodisperse Au clusters
> could be any color, including none. Though monoatomic Au is bogus,
> of course.

Of course. That which merits our attention must first pass the bogosity
test. Things that might be going on, that we can't see yet, argue for
better vision, not more attention. (Thanks for providing "better vision"
in regard to "white powder of gold" which requires no more of our

Come the Singularity, we'll off all snake oil peddlers.

--J. R.

An ecosystem is more like a conference than a community -- indefinite,
pluralistic, tolerant, and in constant flux.

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