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A physicist and Schrödinger's cat walk into the Perimeter Institute

What happens when a group of physicists celebrate the 127th birthday of one of their own?

Apparently, the rolling cat above.

Also, they called the 90s up for some background “space” graphics. 239 more words


From Perimeter Institute: "The Black Hole at the Birth of the Universe"

Perimeter Institute

August 7, 2014
Colin Hunter

The big bang poses a big question: if it was indeed the cataclysm that blasted our universe into existence 13.7 billion years ago, what sparked it? 628 more words

Basic Research

A Civilization Grading System?

Somewhere in the concluding paragraphs of a previous post, I wrote:

..we may in the distant future, …conquer the solar system, nigh, the galaxy, in the same way we conquered the earth.

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From The Perimeter Institute: "From Pencil Marks To Quantum Computers"

Perimeter Institute

July 3, 2014
Erin Bow

Pick up a pencil. Make a mark on a piece of paper. Congratulations: you are doing cutting-edge condensed matter physics… 1,444 more words

Basic Research