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Black Hole Firewalls: Sean Carroll and Jennifer Ouellette

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Black Hole Firewalls: Sean Carroll and Jennifer Ouellette

In this presentation an author and a cosmologist Sean Carroll and a science writer Jennifer Ouellette will discuss the fascinating topic of black holes and the mind-boggling firewall paradox. To understand the complicated physics of black holes, we have to go back to the history of physics and find out how the idea of a […]

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Physics News of the Week: World’s Coolest Molecules

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: World’s Coolest Molecules

Another week has passed and it’s time to look at the top events that happened in the world of physics throughout this week. Here are the top 3 news stories, including the links to the original articles. For more news visit our news section or register for the email newsletter. 1. Mosaic Image Reveals Martian […]

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Richard Feynman: Quantum Mechanical View of Reality

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Richard Feynman: Quantum Mechanical View of Reality

In this series of 4 lectures, Richard Feynman introduces the basic ideas of quantum mechanics. The main topics include: the basics, the Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, Bell’s theorem and the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox. To access the other lectures, use the playlist option in the YouTube window. Also, for more Feynman lectures, check out the ultimate collection of […]

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Physics News of the Week: Neutrino Detectors to Detect Nuclear Weapons and More

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Neutrino Detectors to Detect Nuclear Weapons and More

Another great week has passed and it’s time to take a look at what’s been happening in the world of physics. As always, here are the top 3 news stories including the corresponding links. For more news register for our email newsletter. 1. Neutrino Detectors Could Help Detect Nuclear Weapons (Aug 12) A new possible […]

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5 Free Python Tutorials

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
5 Free Python Tutorials

One of the most elegant and easiest to pick up programming languages is Python. For these reasons there are many great tutorials available to everyone online. In this list I pick out 5 Python tutorials that are especially useful for those interested in learning scientific programming. Needless to say, the first link that every beginner […]

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A Century of Quantum Mechanics

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Century of Quantum Mechanics

In this lecture, Prof David Gross talks all about quantum mechanics. Today quantum mechanics is one of the cornerstones of modern physics. But how did it all start? Gross discusses the roots of quantum mechanics and the problems that lead to the creation of the theory. This inevitably turns into a discussion of the work of […]

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Top New Physics Books

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top New Physics Books

The last month has been relatively slow in terms of new physics releases, but, fortunately, there are some great books worthy of your attention. Here are 5 books released throughout the last few months, including useful links and short reviews. If you would like to receive these updates every month, register for our email newsletter […]

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Physics News of the Week: A Universe Born from a Black Hole

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: A Universe Born from a Black Hole

Another great summer weak is coming to an end, so let’s have a look at the advancements in the world physics that happened in the last 7 days. If you would like to receive these news to your email box weekly, register for our email newsletter. 1. Hunt For Dark Matter Takes Physicists Underground where WIMP’s […]

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