Then it got weird at Scoville Library …

Matthew Deady, director of the physics program at Bard College, spoke at the Scoville Memorial Library on Thursday, Jan. 11. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Matthew Deady, chair of the physics department at Bard College, told an audience at the Scoville Memorial Library that physicists are looking at new ways of explaining the universe. Deady spoke at the library Thursday, Jan. 11.

He said that 20th-century physics does a good job of explaining things, and verifying its conclusions through experimentation. But when scientists confront questions that are on “the edge of experience,” the process starts to break down.

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