“‘By convention there is color, by convention sweetness, by convention bitterness, but in reality there are atoms and the void,’ announced Democritus. The universe consists only of atoms and the void; all else is opinion and illusion. If the soul exists, it also consists of atoms.”
—Edward Robert Harrison, in “Masks of the Universe”
Edward Robert Harrison (1919–2007) was a physicist and cosmologist. He is known for his work regarding the expanding universe and on the explanation of Olber’s Paradox.
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