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True atomic action

From the December 1980 issue of The Christian Science Journal

One of the facts the "new physics" has shown mankind is that matter is not the continuous, solid stuff the physical senses say it is. In one of his classic lectures, Sir Arthur Eddington, the astronomer, once stated: "That environment of space and time and matter, of light and colour and concrete things, which seems so vividly real to us is probed deeply by every device of physical science and at the bottom we reach symbols.