Science


Recorded by The Science Group (Stevan Tickmayer, Bob Drake, Fred Frith, Amy Denio, Claudio Puntin, Chris Cutler) as 'a mere coincidence'. ReR SCIENCE1, 1999.


EVENT HORIZON

Science evaporates
Time runs backwards
Particles crash with their
Inverts and
Unexist -
Mirrors are Primary,
The world reflects,
Elements drop into
Nothing and
Virtual elements
SNAP
Into
FACT

In the
Event horizon,
In
The event,
Our
Eyes
On
Events - as
Our
Science evaporates
sdrawkcab snor emit.. (&c.)

SCALE INVARIANS

Only a phase
Effect nothing
And
Nothing is
Something:
A grain of light
Stretched
In
Its own
Embrace

- or -

In the beginning
A tremor
A spinning
A tremor -
And symmetry
Cracked into
Regions
Like Ice

Topological knot
It unravels.....
.....Unwinding at
The speed of light
.....It shrinks
Attracting
Matter; matter
Spins
Around
A
String

Irregularity
Proceeds
From Gravity

This is no
Hidden cause;
It is a
Lucid Matter, which
Will
Settle
Into Galaxies and
Stars.

LOST IN TRANSLATION

An explosion
- With no centre
An expansion
- With no edge

If I could tell
You
NUMBERS
You would
Understand

CHIMERA

Chimera - this is the word
We all are
I not I; today the lover
In the evening
Suicide
Do you see wholeness
Look again
The parts are
Matched wrong; nor
Can I control them

Protean masses
Interrupt, Corrupt,
Erupt:

A claw, a nipple
A vessel,
Vein, a wing, grey
Scales, a
Tail

Chimera - this is the word
We all are
I
Not I

THERE MUST BE SOMETHING

'Nothing' is impossible
I mean
That empty space defies the
Principle:
You just can't tell
The value of a
Field and track it's
Charge in
Time

And nothing equals
Zero, and
Zero is a
Value
That leaves nothing
Un-defined

So - 'Nothing'
Is impossible
I mean
It's too precise; I mean
In emptiness are always
Imprecisions, ceaseless
Flows of
Beings and
Unbeings

'Nothing' is impossible

I mean
There must be something
Just
By law
We can't
Know
What

LAB NOTES

First a sense
An AM (I am)
But what (I am)
I know
Not.
Other Am's appear
All round me
Them I know
But as an
Atom in a
Lattice knows
Its neighbours -
No distraction no
Position.

As if -
The rules were yet
To be
Defined

Us all
As peer we might
Into our souls
Can find
No sex, no talent
No inheritance
No race, no age
Just Am's, just
Half-full
bodies
Met to parley
In a darkened
Room.

Met to
Discuss
The rules by which
We may -
When merely selves
With attributes -
Begin to
Play.

ENGINEERING

A trace of DNA
A filament - so fine
Trained in exact
Form, linked and
Following precise
Desires - a
Pathway laid upon
A plane,
Sprayed,
Burned away -
To leave it's
Trace,
Intaglio, an arcane
Strip
The seamless circuit
Of
A microchip.

OPEN OR CLOSED ?

On the great accordion
Of life, the wheezing
Bagpipe of creation,
Universes come and
Go,
Explode, implode -

They teeter like a
Broomstick on a bottle
As the whole
Rolls back, as
Gravity recalls it

Will it slow to stop
Will it
Become a point,
A singularity:
Explode, Collapse, Explode
Collapse, Explode, Collapse,
Explode around and
Round and Round and
Round
From here across
Eternity

Is all its mass
OMEGA ?

More ?

Or
Less ?

LOVE

Catastrophe
Suddenly
Out of stability -
Chaos
Topology draws out
Attraction
As action -
Apparently chosen:

Delusion

The math has it already
Mapped

-- Algorithm --

O
Explain but not
resist
A moth in
Madagascar
Grooms, a typhoon
Smacks
The
Cameroons

This measure brings
Together
In a single pattern
That which acts
- or seems
To act - and
That which
Merely
Happens

PARITY

A thing contains
Embedded in itself
Another thing
Contains the thing
Which holds - but does
Not know - it

A shadow world
Of parity reversed
Is in us

Shadow world
Where left is right
Exactly here
This hand two hands
This here
Two heres
both
Unconnected

Only gravity
Migrates between
The mirror and its
Mirror

Each reflection
Without
Source

And each by
Superstrings
Attached.

ALEPH ZERO

Aleph Zero
Plus any
Finite number
Equals
Aleph Zero -
A countable
Infinity which
Growing,
Stays the
Same.

And doubled ?

Still
No change

And times itself -
so many times as
Times itself ?
Well still,
No more
No less
remains




NAPOLEON, IN SHROEDINGER'S BOX

A sealed box
A vial of
Zyklon B
A cat
A grain of
Uranium,
You
And Me

A
Switch
Tripped
By a
Law: (Chance)

Atom may -
Or it may
Not
Decay:

No decay
Cat OK

but if Yay - (decay..)

Gas released
Cat deceased

And
Since
We
Are unable
To see
in the box then
the cat
has to be
One part
Dead
One part
Not

Means: not
One or
The other
But
In both
States
Together

But, hey

If we peek
If
We take off the
Cover -
We
Measure

With
The middle
Excluded
A State
Is
Extruded (Concluded)

And thus
We
Discover

Not
Fate but
Our peep
Must
Create -
Not
Uncover,
Napoleon's
Fate

Force and matter differ
In respect of spin
Forces are whole
And matter sits
Between


other writing: Scale Plunderphonia Looking Back
Science The Sign of Three .




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