On 7/8/10 3:46 AM, Michael Helland wrote: > On Jul 7, 7:40 pm, Immortalist<reanimater_2...@yahoo.com> wrote: >> What sort of things are they if they are things? > > > Guess who said this: > > "It will be helpful to distinguish space and time into absolute and > relative. Relative space and time are measurements." > > That's Newton in the Principia. Einstein did quite a bit to reinforce > that notion. > > Of course, that's also more or less Plato, Buddha, and the first words > of the Tao and the Bible. > > Make of that what you will. >
Scientific idea live with the support of empirical data.