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RI: Four Dimensional Maths

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
RI: Four Dimensional Maths

In this recent talk from the Royal Institution, Matt Parker, comedian and mathematician, shows how four-dimensional shapes appear a 3D world. Matt Parker was an Australian school teacher before he moved to London where he works as a stand-up comedian and a maths communicator. He writes books, appears on radio programmes and TV shows, contributes to newspapers, […]

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Black Holes and Holographic Worlds

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Black Holes and Holographic Worlds

In this discussion from the World Science Festival, Alan Alda joins Kip Thorne, Robbert Dijkgraaf and other renowned researchers on an odyssey through one of nature’s most spectacular creations, and learn how they are leading scientists to rewrite the rules of reality. Black holes as we know by now are exceptionally important objects in physics as […]

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Alan Guth: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alan Guth: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse

An American theoretical physicist and cosmologist Alan Guth is best known for being one of the fathers of cosmic inflation. Along with Alexei Starobinsky and Andrei Linde, he won the 2014 Kavli Prize“for pioneering the theory of cosmic inflation.” In this talk at Physics@FOM Guth introduces his work and discusses how the exotic idea of the multiverse […]

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5 Free Biophysics Books

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
5 Free Biophysics Books

It feels like a good time to update the free book section. This time, here is a selection of biophysics books available for free online. For more free books visit our huge list of free science books. Lectures in Theoretical Biophysics Introduction to Biophysics Introduction to Molecular Biophysics Basics of Medical Physics and Biophysics Biophysics

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Physics News of the Week: LHC in 2015 and Reconciling a Black Hole Conundrum

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: LHC in 2015 and Reconciling a Black Hole Conundrum

Another exciting week has passed and I hope it’s been productive for you. As always, we take a look at some of the top events that happened in the world of science. To get these reports delivered straight to your email, register for our email newsletter. 1. Space-time Theory May Reconcile Black Hole Conundrum (Feb […]

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Physics News of the Week: Dust Officially Kills BICEP2 Breakthrough

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Dust Officially Kills BICEP2 Breakthrough

Another exciting week has passed and I hope it’s been productive for you. As always, we take a look at some of the top events that happened in the world of science. To get these reports delivered straight to your email, register for our email newsletter. 1. Researchers Aim to Equip Humans with Magnetic Sense […]

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TEDx: Living on the Boundary

| February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
TEDx: Living on the Boundary

String theory is one of the most unique and in many ways elegant theories. After all, it’s one of the candidates for the theory of everything. But so what? What influence does research in string theory have for our everyday lives and our society in general? In this Joel Hutchinson aims to answer this question by […]

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Physics News of the Week: Dark Matter, Black Holes and Invisibility

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Dark Matter, Black Holes and Invisibility

This week we have some amazing breakthroughs from from both theoretical physicists and experimentalists. As always, here are the top 3 news stories with the corresponding links to the original articles. If you would like to receive these news stories straight to your email, register for our newsletter here. 1. Engineering Discovery Brings Invisibility Closer […]

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