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Cosmology and the Constants of Nature

Cosmology and the Constants of Nature

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Barrow is an English cosmologist and a theoretical physicists working on various topics in fundamental physics and cosmology. In this talk from the series “Philosophy of Cosmology”, Barrow will present the constants of nature and their role in modern physics. Anyone acquainted with modern physics knows the importance of certain constants in physics, such as […]

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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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Metamaterials and the Science of Invisibility

Metamaterials and the Science of Invisibility

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this recent talk at the Imperial College London, professor John Pendry  discusses the exiting field of metamaterials and what role such they play in reaching invisibility. While invisibility for a long time was just a part of science fiction, now it is slowly paving its way into everyday science. This, of course, is possible […]

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Public Lectures: Neil deGrasse Tyson

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this recent public lecture at the Library of Congress,  Neil deGrasse Tyson discussed the importance of scientific education and how the basic human needs drive our technology forward. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist and a science communicator. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose […]

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Looking for Signs of Life

Looking for Signs of Life

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the next two decades, NASA will launch a series of space telescopes that will search for Earth-sized planets around other stars and examine those planets for signs of life. However, before that scientists have think hard about what observations exactly should be made. This recent talk by Dr. Victoria Meadows will introduce the main methods […]

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HWU: Black Holes with a Twist

HWU: Black Holes with a Twist

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this new video Professor Daniele Faccio talks about the physics of black holes. Black holes have a special place in physics, as the laws of general relativity must break down inside black holes. However, the singularity of a black hole is one of the few known objects, which should in theory behave according to some […]

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Fundamental Physics Prize Laureates Lectures Series: Joseph Incandela

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this series of lectures organized by The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation, leading scientists and laureates of the new prize discuss their work and ideas. The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation is a non-profit corporation dedicated to advancing our knowledge of the Universe by awarding annual prizes for scientific breakthroughs, as well as communicating the excitement of fundamental […]

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The Great Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe by Dr. Paul Francis

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this video Dr. Paul Francis discusses some of the ‘greatest unsolved mysteries of the universe’ at The Australian National University. Which way do comets tails face? Does dark matter exist? Where did the universe come from and what is it made of? What’s at the end of the universe? These and other questions are tackled […]

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