Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of relativity— 1,076 more words
A movie which relies more so on special effects than substance.
Trigger Warning(s): Jump Scare depicting body frozen to death
Review (with Spoilers)
I saw this film out of curiosity since it made over half a billion dollars, and since I don’t think I have seen a film about someone drifting, or stuck, in space since… 500 more words
I went to a talk given by Daniel Harlow at Stanford last Thursday (2016 Oct) on Emergent Locality and Gravity & Quantum Error Correction. He started from summarizing the existing attempts to solve the short distance quantum gravity problem including string theory and the attempt to quantize the metric as a local field. 147 more words