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Zen and the Skunk Muse

Just for Fun.

It was about a year ago springtime… Around 5:30 AM; the sun was not quite above the horizon and the clouds were an orange tint of red to the east.  1,331 more words


String Theory - part 5: General Relativity vs Quantum Mechanics

In the last century our understanding of the Universe has gotten an unimaginable boost. Theoretical concepts of both General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics have allowed us to comprehend and, in some cases, even predict physical phenomena taking place on atomic and subatomic scales, and on the scales of the entire Universe, so to speak. 3,618 more words

String Theory

Schrodinger's Bacterium: Superposition of Living Things

What unites chlorophyll, the way birds find their way south for winter, and possibly the most famous thought experiment of all time? That would be superposition. 1,014 more words


String Theory - part 4: Quantum Mechanics - the World of Weirdness

You and Jim are a little bit tired after all those experiments you conducted in order to test Special and General Relativity and are now looking for a bar here on Earth. 6,990 more words

Quantum Mechanics

பஞ்சரத்தினத்தின் வடிவக்கட்டம் - Panchanratnam's geometric phase

   பஞ்சரத்தினம் யார்?

சிவராஜ் பஞ்சரத்தினம், 1934 ஆம் ஆண்டு கல்கத்தாவில் பிறந்த ஒரு இயற்பியலாளர் ஆவார், அடிப்படையில் தமிழ் குடும்பமான அவர்கள், பஞ்சரத்தினத்தின் தந்தையின் வேலை நிமித்தம் வங்காளத்தில் வாழ்ந்தனர்.  இவர் சர் சி. வி.


Time-symmetric formulation of quantum theory provides new understanding of causality, free choice, and why we remember the past but not the future

Theoretical physicists at the Université libre de Bruxelles have developed a fully-symmetric formulation of quantum theory which establishes an exact link between asymmetry and the fact that we can remember the past but not the future. 807 more words

Quantum Physics

Words of Wisdom from Dead People

Ellen Debenport sent a blog this week and included Tom Dooley’s Top Ten Things that Dead People Want to Tell You. I felt this blog entry was so important that I thought I would repost it here with my comments. 361 more words