Standard Model Archive

3 for Thursday: 3 Ways To Time Travel

For this week's 3 for Thursday, MinutePhysics looks at three simple ways to time travel (that you're already doing) and three complicated theoretical ones.

Book Review: In Pursuit of the Unknown

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.

Book Review: This Explains Everything

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

3 for Thursday: 3 Minutephysics on Light

One of my favorite subscriptions on YouTube is MinutePhysics. Each video is an infusion of physics and short bursts of animation; it’s entertaining. Interested in learning about Einstein, neutrinos, or the Higgs Boson, but don’t have the time to do a lot of reading, this is one subscription you never want to miss. Below

Gettin’ Higgsy Wit It: Higgs Boson Explained

We’ve discovered the Higgs boson, we think. Things are still being confirmed, but if true, this is big. Really big. Don’t take my word for it though, particularly since I’m not actually a scientist, just an enthusiast with a sweet tooth for all things sciencey (not a technical term). If you’ve been paying attention
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