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This Week in Physics: Chiral Magnetic Waves and Physics of Basketball

This Week in Physics: Chiral Magnetic Waves and Physics of Basketball

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Evidence for Chiral Magnetic Waves (June  8) Researchers from the STAR collaboration at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, a particle accelerator dedicated to exploring nuclear physics and the building blocks of matter, found new evidence for what’s called a “chiral magnetic wave” rippling through the soup of quark-gluon plasma created in an energetic particle smashups. […]

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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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This Week in Physics: Fascinating Magnetism, Entanglement and Gravity Waves

This Week in Physics: Fascinating Magnetism, Entanglement and Gravity Waves

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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10 Amazing Facts about John Nash

10 Amazing Facts about John Nash

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saturday was a sad day in the world of mathematics: the renowned mathematician and a Nobel prize winner John Forbes Nash along with his wife Alicia died in a tragic car crash. To remember this unique personality, here are 10 facts about John Nash that you’ve probably never heard before. 1. Nash was an introverted individualist […]

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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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