We'll admit it. Theoretical physics is not for everyone. "I have never before read anything so full of 'scientific' balderdash, gobbledygook and obscure theories," groused Wil Short of Boise, Idaho, about Jacob D. Bekenstein's"Information in the Holographic Universe." Fortunately, hundreds of letter writers offered different intriguing impressions of the August issue cover story. Still others praised the multidisciplinary approach of "Questioning the Delphic Oracle," by John R. Hale, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer, Jeffrey P. Chanton and Henry A. Spiller, which professed that petrochemical vapors gave the ancient Greek prophesiers their visions. From physics to fumes, a sampling of our readers' august perspicacity fills the following pages.
This article was originally published with the title Letters.