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“How the Hippies Saved Physics” Lecture by David Kaiser

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the most interesting physics books this year was definitely “How the Hippies Saved Physics“. Both in terms of the content and the idea of the book it was definitely worth reading. In the book David Kaiser — both a physicist and a science historian — focuses on a rather exotic era in the history of physics — […]

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How we know the Universe is 13.72 Billion Years Old

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this entertaining lecture a guy named Lawrence Krauss, who I’m sure you already know, tells us why and how scientists know such fundamental things like the age of the universe. For more videos click here. Oh, and don’t forget to enjoy!  

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The Quantum Mechanics of Time Travel Lecture

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

So here’s a quick dose of some exotic physics. In this lecture MIT prof. Seth Lloyd describes the quantum mechanics of time travel. For more videos with this guy check out the link below. More from IQC 

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Demystifying the Higgs Boson with Leonard Susskind

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ok, first of all, I promise that I’ll stop posting stuff related to Higgs, as the whole thing is becoming “over-hyped”. But before I do that let’s check out this cool new lecture with the good old lecturer from Stanford — Leonard Susskind. More from Stanford University 

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Quantum Magic Tricks

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve just found this nice lecture from the series called “Physics in Perspective”. The name of the lecture is called “Quantum Magic Tricks” and it’s all about the wonders of nano technologies and quantum engineering. Dr. Yvette Hancock of the University of York who specialises in quantum technology explains all about the origins of nano […]

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