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If you are going to talk about physics, it's a good idea to use the same language as physicists.I guess you are talking about yottoseconds: 1 ys = 10-24 second. Not the shortest interval of time: as far as we know, time is continuous, and the frequency of cosmic gamma radiation can exceed 1ys-1.Planck's constant h is not a measure of time (T) but of action (L2MT-1).Since time is the interval between successive events, you can't define a time before the first event, so your synthesis depends on there being a universe before the Big Bang, which requires some form of cyclic universe. Nothing new about that concept. But don't be discouraged! There must be a use for philosophy somewhere.
It might seem laughable elsewhere, but being a Luthier who makes Ukuleles is a far more prestigious position than a Professor of Physics, in Hawaii, where I live.
Also if you factor in the attraction of the opposite sex it's better to be a Luthier just about everywhere in the developed world.
getting the bridge of a double bass adjusted seems to be a matter of trial and error - mostly error.
Thanks for the career advice! I'm swapping my oscilloscope for a spokeshave tomorrow. It's never too late!
I'm currently making one for my latest project, a double bass sized Viola Da Gamba.
During a rehearsal, conductor Sir Thomas Beecham thought that his female soloist was playing less than adequately on her fine Italian cello. He stopped the orchestra and declared: "Madam, you have between your legs an instrument capable of giving pleasure to thousands, and all you can do is scratch it!"