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From PI: "The sky as a limit"


Perimeter Institute

January 11, 2016

Eamon O’Flynn
Manager, Media Relations
eoflynn@perimeterinstitute.ca
(519) 569-7600 x5071

Perimeter researchers show how the largest possible structure – the curvature of the universe as a whole – can be used as a lens onto the smallest objects observable today, elementary particles. 1,648 more words

Basic Research

From PI: "Unveiling the Turbulent Times of a Dying Star"


Perimeter Institute

November 26, 2015

Eamon O’Flynn
Manager, Media Relations
eoflynn@perimeterinstitute.ca
(519) 569-7600 x5071

Running sophisticated simulations on a powerful supercomputer, an international research team has glimpsed the unique turbulence that fuels stellar explosions. 915 more words

Basic Research

More logic

Recently, I wrote a lengthy post (a very, very lengthy post) against people who try to argue that materialism can’t count for logic. TL/DR logic isn’t some magical system handed down by stone tablets; its origins are far more mundane. 174 more words

Attempted Philosophy