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51 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 24 March 2008 05:30AM

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Comment author: Tom_McCabe2 24 March 2008 05:58:43PM 4 points [-]

"A steady diet of science news is bad for you: You are what you eat, and if you eat only science reporting on fluid situations, without a solid textbook now and then, your brain will turn to liquid."

I would recommend digging up the paper that generated the press release; if you can't understand it, you don't understand the controversy.

"Can you recommend a good textbook for QM or general relativity?"

Feynman Lectures vol. 3 for QM, and Gravitation for GR (be warned that the latter uses grad-school-level math).