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Lenin: Empirio-criticism and historical materialism - part fifteen


…The vast majority of scientists, both generally and in this special branch of science in question, viz., physics, are invariably on the side of materialism. 249 more words


Niels Bohr

Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real. If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.

- Niels Bohr

20th Century

Freakin' Awesome Science!

No CGI here, just science! Check this out:

Today is the last day of school before break, so my physics teacher played this to fill the last 5 minutes of class.

Gas Chromatography

Gas chromatography is generally used in physical chemistry labs and research. Gas chromatography is also used in organic chemistry when analyzing infrared spectra of protons and carbon atoms in order to determine a chemical’s purity. 32 more words


Timing Light

(ScienceBlogs::Uncertain Principles) – Chad Orzel:

The timing of celestial bodies was the key to the first demonstration of one of the pillars of modern physics, the fact that light travels at a finite speed.  …



What Causes The Northern Lights? There are many misconceptions...

What Causes The Northern Lights?

There are many misconceptions about what causes the Aurora Borealis when it really requires solar winds, magnetic fields and excited atmospheric gases.

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