LinkLog: Science’s Most Beautiful Theories

Favorite theories of the world’s most eminent thinkers are as eclectic as science itself. In this fascinating study, they cover:

  • Darwin’s Natural Selection
  • Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
  • The discovery that the conscious, deliberative mind is not the author of important decisions
  • Emergence
  • Pavlovian conditioning
  • Two brain systems
  • Chance shaping Personality
  • People become what they do
  • Group polarization

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Meta: After some Googling, I found 2012 : “What is your favorite deep, Elegant or Beautiful Explanation” 

These 189 responses are going to take a while to digest 🙂