This is ONE OF 2 responses to Vol 9 John 14 ("Twisting and Turning")...
I've been saving that degree for something REALLY USEFUL. Somehow I'm not convinced that this is it...
Actually, I think this is a subject crying out for a Mr. Wizard column - it seems to be right down his line.
Side note: It is a little-understood fact that as a direct consequence of the continual increase of entropy, physics is a non-renewable resource. Think about it.