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Physics News of the Week: Quantum Strangeness

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Quantum Strangeness

Another great week of winter has passed and it’s time to take a look at some of top research done last week. Here are the top 3 news stories, plus some additional links. If you would like to receive these news straight to your email box, register for our email newsletter. 1. Atoms Can be […]

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Free Numerical Method Books

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Free Numerical Method Books

Have you ever wondered what scientists do when they come across those nasty equations that cannot be solved analytically? The answer, of course, is that they use numerical methods. What are numerical methods in simple words? Essentially they are all about finding the best solution by trying out a large number of different parameter values […]

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PI: Interstellar Voyaging — An Evolutionary Transition

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
PI: Interstellar Voyaging — An Evolutionary Transition

So now, when the whole hype about Interstellar is loosing steam, let’s think for a while what are the real implications of interstellar travel. In this talk at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Cameron Smith explores the biological and cultural challenges associated with the possibility of interstellar space travel. Cameron Smith is an […]

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Physics News of the Week: Evidence for the Anthropic Principle

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Evidence for the Anthropic Principle

Another week has passed and it’s time to review the top news of physics once again. As always, here are the top 3 research stories that were published last week. For more news and other cool stuff, register for our email newsletter. 1.  Decoding the Gravitational Evolution of Dark Matter Halos (Jan 13) Researchers have […]

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Exploring The Inner Edge of the Habitable Zone

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Exploring The Inner Edge of the Habitable Zone

In this recent video from the SETI project, Michael Way discusses his newest work on various topics in solar system research, mostly focussing on the study of the habitable zone in the early history of the solar system. Such research can give us a good idea about general habitable zones that scientists hope to explore […]

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Physics News of the Week: Acoustic Levitation and a Century-Old Puzzle

| January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Acoustic Levitation and a Century-Old Puzzle

It’s that time of the week again when we take a look at the top news from the world of physics. As always, here are the top 3 news stories with the corresponding links. To receive these news to your email address, register for our email newsletter. 1. Acoustic Levitation Made Simple (Jan 5) A […]

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Lee Smolin on Time Reborn

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lee Smolin on Time Reborn

For those who don’t know, Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist famous for his leading work on quantum gravity and being a founding member of the Perimeter Institute. Among the mentioned achievements he is also an author of a best-selling popular science book “Time Reborn”. In this talk Smolin introduces his book and work on […]

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Top Physics Books of 2014

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Top Physics Books of 2014

With 2014 rapidly coming to a close it’s time to look back to what we’ve been reading throughout this year so full of surprises. Dozens of great physics books have been released in 2014 and, as always, various websites, blogs and magazines are listing their favourite reads. Here’s our version of top 5 physics books […]

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