Tag: physics

Questions With No Answers: Where Are the Aliens?

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here we have another great video from Ted-Ed from the series called “Questions With No Answers”. Since the last blog video was also about the search for extraterrestrial life, I felt like sharing this one too. Also don’t forget to check out Ted-Ed website or their YouTube channel for more. More from Ted-Ed 

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Poetry of Physics

Poetry of Physics

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Now let’s be honest, physicists can be weird people, who spend their days in front of a black board with nothing else but cheap coffee and frozen TV dinners to keep them alive. However, there’s another side of physicists — they actually have hobbies, believe it or not. There are physicists who paint, who dance and even some physicists […]

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Three Roads to Quantum Gravity by Lee Smolin

Three Roads to Quantum Gravity by Lee Smolin

| August 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

The theory of quantum gravity is often called the holy grail of modern physics, as it would unite the two most important theories in physics — quantum mechanics and general relativity. The great problem that physicists run into when trying to create the theory of quantum gravity is that Einstein’s general relativity and quantum mechanics […]

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A Chat With Lawrence Krauss

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

A lot has happened in the world of science recently. Starting with the famous discovery of Higgs boson at the LHC and ending with the landing of Curiosity, it’s a really interesting time in the world of science these days.  So check out this video in which the famous theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss tells his views […]

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Ed Witten’s Story

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

For a man often called the greatest living physicist, Edward Witten isn’t very well known outside the world of science. Naturally, it’s hard to find videos or lectures with this guy. So I decided to share this rare video where Ed Witten shares his life story.  

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Why Does the World Exist?

Why Does the World Exist?

| August 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Why Does the World Exist?: Existential Detective Story” is a book tackling the great problem of existence. Why does something exists rather than nothing? Was it god that created the universe or was it some kind of physical process? If it was god, then what was before god? And so on… These questions seem to […]

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The Meaning of Relativity

The Meaning of Relativity

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here we have a collection of Albert Einstein’s lectures delivered in Princeton University back in 1921. The book is basically introduction to both special and general theories of relativity plus an introduction on the pre-relativity physics. The book is quite simple, with almost  no diagrams, but the style is readable and clear. As for the […]

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What Is Life?

What Is Life?

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today is a great time to look at something a little more philosophical. “What is Life? With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches” is a great mix of physics and philosophy by Erwin Schrodinger himself. It’s always interesting to read the thoughts of the scientists rather than reading some reviewers work or countless copied articles […]

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