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Cambridge University: Quantum Field Theory

Cambridge University: Quantum Field Theory

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ok so it seems like a good time to update the lecture section. Here we have a full course on quantum field theory. Ed Witten, when asked about quantum field theory, described it as the hardest theory in modern physics by far. However my friends, don’t be discouraged, there are plenty of great resources online […]

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Cambridge University: Introduction to Information Theory

Cambridge University: Introduction to Information Theory

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here we have a full course on such topics as information theory, pattern recognition and neural networking. The course is delivered through 16 lectures by Prof David MacKay. In particular, the topics covered in the lectures include the following: information theory,  entropy, data compression, Shannon’s source coding theorem, noisy channel coding, neutral network, Bayesian interference […]

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Series of Lectures on Astrophysics and Cosmology

Series of Lectures on Astrophysics and Cosmology

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this playlist we have a series of lectures on Astrophysics, Astronomy and Cosmology. The lectures are organized by the BBVA foundation and feature such guest scientists as Richard Ellis, Simon White, Gerda Horneck and Scott Tremaine. The topics covered include the early universe star clusters and galaxies, astrobiology research, solar system planets and their […]

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Introduction to Philosophy of Science

Introduction to Philosophy of Science

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

It seems like a good time to update the free lecture section. This time we have something new — an introductory course on philosophy of science. This course on the basics of philosophy of science, delivered by Professor Paul Hoyningen-Huene at the Leibniz Universität Hannover, delves into the schools of thought behind the scientific process and scientific […]

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Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many fascinating unsolved problems in our understanding of the universe (many of which you can find here) and in this video they will be discussed by professor Ian Morison. In particular, professor Morison tackles some of the greatest problems in astrophysics and cosmology with emphasis on instruments that might solve some of these […]

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Mathematical Physics by Carl Bender

Mathematical Physics by Carl Bender

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this course from the Perimeter Institute Carl Bender introduces the basics of mathematical physics. The covered topics include: perturbation theory, asymptotics, Schrodinger equation, Shanks transform, eigenvalue problems, Euler summation, divergent series and others. For more physics lectures check out our lecture page. 剿匪大業 | More lectures

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Inside Black Holes by Leonard Susskind

Inside Black Holes by Leonard Susskind

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A black hole is one of the most fascinating objects in the universe. And the reason for that is that the most exotic physics can be found inside and around the black hole. Black holes can help us gain insights into how the universe looked in its early state and also is one of the […]

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Special Relativity by Leonard Susskind

Special Relativity by Leonard Susskind

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Those who are familiar with Leonard Susskind will find all that one might expect from such a course: a thorough explanation of the basic topics in SR, examples and, of course, many great questions answered. The course contains 10 lectures, which tackle both special relativity and classical field theory. This starts with a wide introduction […]

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