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Introductory Physics Playlist

Introductory Physics Playlist

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here we have another great lecture playlist with videos covering such topics as acceleration, Galilean invariance, relativity, Newton’s laws, pendulums and more. As always, fore more similar lectures, check out the links below and register for our email newsletter. Avi Rabinowitz | More videos

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General Relativity Playlist

General Relativity Playlist

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve uploaded any physics lectures, so it seems like a good time to update the free lecture section. Here we have a playlist of videos on basic general relativity. The videos cover a variety topics such as inertia, Newtonian gravity, space time curvature, the geodesic equation and more. For extra […]

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A New Paradigm for Cosmology in the 21st Century

A New Paradigm for Cosmology in the 21st Century

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this recent TEDx talk on cosmology, Mark Brodwin discusses his work as well as the recent discoveries that are shaping the field in the dawn of the 21st century. According to Brodwin, the recent discovery and a number of observational confirmations of the fact that the Universe is expanding with acceleration, will be the main […]

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Consciousness and the Foundations of Physics by Roger Penrose

Consciousness and the Foundations of Physics by Roger Penrose

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sir Roger Penrose, besides being a sir and likely the only person in this universe, who still uses an overhead projector, is a great mathematical physicist. He has a long list of achievements under his belt, but the focus of this lecture is one of the most controversial fields of interest in modern physics and […]

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PI: String Theory “Legos” for Black Holes

PI: String Theory “Legos” for Black Holes

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this public lecture at the Perimeter Institute Prof Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) delivers a public lecture on how string theory can provide a better understanding of black holes. Prof Peet does research on various topics in string theory with an ultimate goal of forming a unified description of all fundamental forces in nature and particles […]

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SETI: It’s Life Jim, But Not As We Know It

SETI: It’s Life Jim, But Not As We Know It

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here we have another great talk recently released by SETI. Jason W. Barnes presents a rather unorthodox set of ideas regarding the validity of the conditions required to be present for life to form on exoplanets. As Barnes discusses, the prerequisites for life are thought to be: (1) a liquid solvent; (2) chemical building blocks; […]

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Transcending Matter: Physics and Ultimate Meaning

Transcending Matter: Physics and Ultimate Meaning

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this recent video from the Nour Foundation astrophysicists Adam Frank and Priyamvada Natarajan, historian of science David Kaiser and philosopher of physics Tim Maudlin discuss whether physics can truly gives us a glimpse to the ultimate reality. In order to understand reality at the deepest level, do we simply need to fully grasp the laws […]

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RI: Four Dimensional Maths

RI: Four Dimensional Maths

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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