“What is your first wish?” said the genie.
“Magnetic monopoles,” I declared.
“But they’re useless. That’s why we optimized them out of the universe to begin with.”
“I know, but I want Maxwell’s equations to be more symmetrical.”
A pause. “It is done.”
I felt nothing different, except the vicarious satisfaction of a million engineering students.
@FutzleFiction Are magnetic monopoles really useless though? From what I understand of them, they sound very use_ful_, even just for engineering reasons.
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