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Leonard Susskind: Quantum Complexity Inside Black Holes

Leonard Susskind: Quantum Complexity Inside Black Holes

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this talk recorded back in October Leonard Susskind talks about the astonishing connection between the geometry of space time in black holes and quantum mechanics. According to Susskind, we are living in the golden age of quantum mechanics, when a lot of amazing research is being done. Quantum entanglement, for example has recently played […]

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Oxygen – Breathing the Universe

Oxygen – Breathing the Universe

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this talk Lisa Kewley from the University of Hawaii will discuss the topic of oxygen. We are all familiar with the importance of oxygen for survival on our planet, but, apparently, oxygen plays an important role in astrophysics as well. By investigating the abundance of oxygen and its properties in the universe we can […]

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How to Rebuild the World from Scratch?

How to Rebuild the World from Scratch?

| May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are dozens of ways to destroy the Earth. We could get hit by an asteroid, a nuclear war could set the world on fire or even something less dramatic, for instance avian flu, could wipe out humanity. All these scenarios have been widely discussed and portrayed in Hollywood movies. However, the question, which is […]

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Michio Kaku: The Future of the Mind

Michio Kaku: The Future of the Mind

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The most recent book by the best-selling author Michio Kaku is “The Future of the Mind“, which delves into the mysteries of the human mind by focusing on the modern research done the fields of neuroscience and physics. Even 50 years ago the exotic subject of the inner workings of the human mind was mostly reserved for […]

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The Ultimate Richard Feynman Collection

The Ultimate Richard Feynman Collection

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicists who is widely considered as one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century. He is mostly known for his work on the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics and the theory of quantum electrodynamics. Besides his well known work in physics, Feynman worked on the development of the first atomic bomb […]

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Quantum Information and the Brain

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s a talk about quantum information, quantum computing and the brain by Scott Aaronson from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Ever since quantum mechanics was discovered nearly a century ago, famous scientists from Eddington to Wigner to Compton to Eccles to Penrose have speculated about possible connections to the brain — […]

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For The Love of Physics

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

I recently added a full lecture course from the MIT on classical physics by the rather famous lecturer Walter Lewin. The last lecture in that course was a bonus lecture where Lewin presented his book “For the Love of Physics” and performed his most popular demonstrations, but since it was really fun, I decided to […]

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Fundamentals of Physics (Classical Mechanics)

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

This course called “Fundamentals of Physics (PHYS 200)” is an introduction to classical mechanics by Ramamurti Shankar. Shankar is John Randolph Huffman Professor of Physics at Yale. He received his B. Tech in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and his Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from the University of California, Berkeley. This […]

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