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How chaos theory explains climate change: Watch Perimeter Institute tackle global warming in a live lecture
Black holes and quantum computers and so-called God particles normally dominate mainstream coverage of the big problems in theoretical physics.
But what if the study of everything, the building blocks that make up the blueprints of life, had much more immediate and practical applications? 459 more words
Interesting interview with Arvanitaki, the recently appointed chair at the Perimeter Institute – liked her response to the last question particularly:
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Q: …. the last federal government had a real focus on scientific research that had a direct industry-based application.
From The Globe and Mail via PI: "‘Brilliant’ physicist to hold $8-million research chair at Perimeter Institute"
Apr. 28, 2016
Long before the February press conference where physicists reported the first detection of gravitational waves from space – a major scientific achievement that made headlines around the world – Asimina Arvanitaki had arrived at a way to do the same thing with a far smaller and cheaper experiment involving a microscopic disk suspended by powerful lasers. 678 more words