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Plasmonic filters in nature — a follow-up

Just a quick follow-up on my previous post depicting surface plasmons. I came across a well prepared pop-science video about butterflies under a scanning electron microscope. 254 more words

Photons

Precursor Field Connection to Quantum Field Theory

I’ve done some pretty intense thinking about the precursor field that enables quantized particles to exist (see prior post for a summary of this thought process) via unitary field twists that tend to a background state direction. 618 more words

Physics

Star Catalog SAO 244567

Conflicted today about what to write:
a new star born in the stingray nebula or
my father and I in a photo younger
than my children are today. 50 more words

Poetry

New Record: Quantum Teleportation of a Particle of Light Six Kilometers

Through a collaboration between the University of Calgary, The City of Calgary and researchers in the United States, a group of physicists led by Wolfgang Tittel, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Calgary have successfully demonstrated teleportation of a photon (an elementary particle of light) over a straight-line distance of six kilometres using The City of Calgary’s fibre optic cable infrastructure. 694 more words

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Entangled Particles Reveal Even Spookier Action Than Thought.

Most of the time, the world seems — if not precisely orderly — then at least governed by fixed rules. At the macroscale, cause-and-effect rules the behavior of the universe, time always marches forward and objects in the universe have objective, measurable properties. 121 more words

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The White Ship, Part 1: What is a Bridge of Moonbeams made of?

“Lovecraft’s tale is meant to be interpreted allegorically or symbolically, and as such enunciates several central tenets of his philosophical thought.” – S.T. Joshi ( 1,083 more words

H.P. Lovecraft