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Physics of Information

I speak a lot about “information” in very scientific sounding terms. You might find it useful to see what some of the leading experts, including a Nobel Laureate in the field think of information. 63 more words

Information Theory

Let 2015 be the year of the light

The year hasn’t been off to a great start.

After 2014 was filled with depressing news, from the Ebola outbreak and Boko Haram attacks in Africa to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police to the Ottawa shooting, there was a lot of bad to cover last year. 338 more words


20 fascinating facts about light from the Perimeter Institute

The Perimeter Institute, a leading center for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics, has started it celebration of the 2015 International Year of Light with a compilation of “ 70 more words


From Perimeter: "A simpler way to understand ultra-hot chaos"

Perimeter Institute

January 8, 2015
Tenille Bonoguore

Perimeter researcher Michal P. Heller has created a shortcut to understand primordial matter in its most extreme state. 912 more words

Basic Research

You thought 2014 was a cool year for science? Just wait for 2015

Science went mainstream in 2014, from blockbuster movies like Interstellar to biopics about giants Stephen Hawking and Alan Turing and the buzz around the Philae Lander… 55 more words


Humanity can master interstellar travel, it just needs to evolve: WATCH

NASA announced yesterday its plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the not-too-distant future, but what would it take for humanity to actually colonize space? 105 more words


Looking for the keys to the next big thing in physics

In the 1800s, scientists thought they had discovered the building blocks of the universe.

They’d proven the existence of atoms and thought that was the end of the line, that nature would subsequently reveal herself through these tiny pieces. 826 more words