Electrons, Ants and Nebulas

Sasha Manu
6 min readOct 4, 2018

The tale of how our intuitions are not scale invariant

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Humans appear to live in a small bubble of intelligibility. We seem to have a good, intuitive grip of the world, as long as things are relatively close to our size and move relatively close to our speed. Otherwise, all of our common sense…

Sasha Manu

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