Despite her illness she continued to work tirelessly
for what she believed in. We still hope to get her
final paper "The Chaotic Ball" published posthumously
and we will keep her website open for others to read.
Caroline Thompson Home:
She will be missed greatly by her husband John, and her
children Daniel and Chloe.
This is sad news. My condolences to her family and those who knew her.
I remember her spirited and down-to-earth debating style on
sci.physics. She stood up for what she believed in. She will be
I had the great pleasure of discussing with her in 2000.
A dedicated and searching mind.
My deeply felt condolences to her husband and children.
>> Caroline Thompson Home:
RIP Caroline. You tried hard and that's all that matters.
Perhaps the worst thing about all the crackpottery is the way it takes
sincere people and turns them like that. There _are_ problems in the
way science self-narrows (within each sub-field as well), but the main
reason for that is in fact all the noise and the way people feel they
have to protect themselves from it. But well-meaning people see that
and ged led astray for all the wrong reasons. I see them as victims,
This is someone who was completely sincere and deserves to be respected
drift wave turbulence: http://www.rzg.mpg.de/~bds/
What I liked about Caroline is that, right or wrong, she was not an
ass kisser, like so many of the posters on sci.physics.
You really are an idiot.
> It is with deep regret that we write to inform you that
> Caroline Thompson passed away on Wednesday 8th
> February 2006. She had bravely fought cancer for
> several years, until she finally succumbed.
> Despite her illness she continued to work tirelessly
> for what she believed in.
Caroline was indeed a remarkable lady.
My sincere condolences to her family.