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Oxford University Physics Lectures

Oxford University Physics Lectures

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The internet is a wonderful thing when it comes to free stuff, such as open courses. To illustrate this, I present you a bunch of courses and standalone lectures from Oxford University. The two courses currently available from Oxford include an introductory course on quantum physics and a full course on the basics of solid […]

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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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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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Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in 21st Century

Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in 21st Century

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this video from the Perimeter Institute public lecture series, Dr Nima Arkani-Hamed discusses our understanding of quantum mechanics and the physics of spacetime and how this understanding will likely evolve in the 21st century. This includes a detailed discussion of how we arrived to where we are now and what major obstacles must be […]

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Physics News of the Week: Mysteries of Dark Matter and Quantum Mechanics

Physics News of the Week: Mysteries of Dark Matter and Quantum Mechanics

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another week has gone by and it’s time to review the top research done throughout the week. As always, here are the top 3 news stories with corresponding links, plus some additional news. If you would like to receive these news and other free stuff straight to your email, register for our email newsletter. 1. […]

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Physics News of the Week: The Strangeness of Photons and Cats

Physics News of the Week: The Strangeness of Photons and Cats

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week, as always, some amazing physics papers were released, so here’s a quick summary including the links to original articles. For more news register for our email newsletter here. 1. Photons Weave Their Way Through the Triple Slit (Sep 25) A recent paper by the scientists from the Raman Research Institute and Indian Institute of Science […]

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Physics News of the Week: Meteorite Leaves a Crater in Managua + the Pilot Wave Theory

Physics News of the Week: Meteorite Leaves a Crater in Managua + the Pilot Wave Theory

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2nd week of autumn has passed and it’s time to review the physics news of the week. As always, here are the top 3 news stories including links to original articles. To receive these news straight to your inbox, register for our email newsletter here. 1.  Meteorite Leaves a Crater in Managua (Sep 8) […]

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A Century of Quantum Mechanics

A Century of Quantum Mechanics

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this lecture, Prof David Gross talks all about quantum mechanics. Today quantum mechanics is one of the cornerstones of modern physics. But how did it all start? Gross discusses the roots of quantum mechanics and the problems that lead to the creation of the theory. This inevitably turns into a discussion of the work of […]

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