On November 10, 2013 In Astronomy, Big Bang, Climate Change, Education, Einstein, History, Inventions, Multiverse, Nonfiction Reviews, quantum levitation, Relativity, Standard Model, String Theory, Universe
A2 + B2 = C2 and E = mc2 and these = more than you think. So is the premise behind In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations that Changed the World, which aims to bring the mystifying world of mathematics into the world the knowns.
On April 27, 2013 In consciousness, Evolution, Groupthink, Multiverse, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Neuroscience, Nonfiction Reviews, Personal Identity, Relativity, Science, Standard Model
This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works John Brockman (Editor) Harper Perennial, 2013 432 pages (Kindle edition) Available Amazon Powell’s I love discovering powerful theories that explode my perception of the world, and if you’re like me, This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the
Radiolab podcasts are addictive. When there is too much time between episodes, I get serious withdrawal symptoms. Most TV shows do not entertain and enlighten like Radiolab podcasts do, and so it is time to provide a shout-out for the show here on The Discarded Image. If The Discarded Image is a blog about
Over at the blog, “epiphenom: the science of religion and non-belief,” there is an interesting post on whether children need to be taught a belief in the supernatural or not. It appears that the research in this area is still developing, but a new study does offer an interesting, possible conclusion. As Tomas Rees
Another Earth is a beautiful movie that asks the viewer to take a leap into a universe that may not be plausible, but where the individuals are very real.
Most people tend to think of the universe as enclosed and including everything there is...We are on a planet that is part of the solar system. That solar system is part of a galaxy and that galaxy is part of a universe of galaxies. That is everything. Many scientists suggest, however, that our universe