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How Does the Quantum World Cross Over?

2018-06-23T16:42:04+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Physics, Uncategorized|

The universe according to quantum mechanics is strange and probabilistic, but our everyday reality seems nailed down. New experiments aim to probe where—and why—one realm passes into the... The microscopic and macroscopic worlds do not blend seamlessly: the probabilistic nature of quantum mechanics reigns over the first, whereas the second observes more logical “classical” rules. Physicists

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What Is Spacetime?

2018-06-12T06:30:47+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Physics, Uncategorized|

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?

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Limits of Manipulating Nature

2018-06-12T06:39:09+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Science, Uncategorized|

By reaching down into the quantum world, scientists are hoping to gain more control over matter and energy

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Bad Physics

2018-06-09T14:33:21+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Physics, Uncategorized|

There are different categories of incorrect physics—and each deserves its own strategy. Source: The Many Shades of Bad Physics

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The Order of Time

2018-06-04T05:04:26+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Physics, Uncategorized|

"a minimum interval of time exists. Below this, the notion of time does not exist—even in its most basic meaning." ― from "The Order of Time"

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2018-05-29T09:28:09+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Physics, Uncategorized|

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Web Searches Reveal What We’re Really Thinking

2018-05-27T07:52:40+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Categories: Identity, Mind, Science|

Google as a window into our private thoughts. This is all very entertaining, but according to economist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, who worked at Google as a data scientist (he is now an op-ed writer for the New York Times), such searches may act as a “digital truth serum” for deeper and darker thoughts. As he explains in

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What Is Dark Matter?

2018-05-27T08:05:27+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Categories: Science, Uncategorized|Tags: |

An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection

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