Jeng Yuan Tsai

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Moonshine Master Toys With String Theory

The physicist-mathematician Miranda Cheng is working to harness a mysterious connection between string theory, algebra and number theory.<p>After the …

Mathematics

Science Finally Explained My Resting Bitch Face to Me

After researchers used a program called FaceReader to study the phenomenon of "Resting Bitch Face," I decided to get my hands on the program myself and see how bad my RBF was.<p>I was a pretty serious kid. Teachers used to call me a "thinker," which was fine until around the time I turned 19. That was …

Why String Theory Is Not A Scientific Theory

Scientists work on it, it’s consistent with science, and it hopes to be the biggest scientific breakthrough of all. But it’s missing one key …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

英文簡報最怕凸槌!講錯了就用"Let me rephrase that.",8個狀況這麼說讓你hold住全場 - 商業周刊

The amazing life of Albert Einstein, an underestimated genius whose childhood nickname was 'the dopey one'

His opinions on race, politics, and war were also incredibly progressive for their time. Some even say that we will never see the likes of another Einstein again.<p>Here's how a man, who "had no understanding of how to relate to people," became history's most beloved scientist.

Physics

What does a pentaquark mean for you?

Almost - but not quite - buried on the icy plains of Pluto this week, the Large Hadron Collider revealed a completely new type of particle. What does that tell us?<p>Perhaps the first thing it tells us is that scientists at CERN are more focused on their results than on the attendant publicity, …

Yoichiro Nambu

It was very sad to hear yesterday that Yoichiro Nambu has died. He was aged 94, so it was after a very long and full life.Nambu was one of the …

Physics

Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement: New insight into unification of general relativity and quantum mechanics

Home > Press > How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement: New insight into unification of general relativity and quantum mechanics<p><b>This is an</b> …

Quantum Mechanics

從實習簽證到工作簽證,想在美國唸書找工作你該知道的兩件事

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Dark Matter May Be Less Mysterious Than We Thought

Unlike ordinary particles, dark matter seems to feel only gravity, not the other forces of nature. But new observations show that might not be true after all<p>Astronomers have been struggling for nearly 80 years to figure out what makes up the mysterious dark matter that pervades the universe. They …

此地查無科學證明。

作者/Geraint Lewis (雪黎大學天文學教授) 譯者/吳京<p>身為一個天文學家,我的生活與科學息息相關。我所讀所聞的皆為科學的語言,對圈外人而言,這似乎代表行話、術語加上胡言亂語。而其中有個字眼在科學圈中甚少出現,乃「證明 (proof) 」也。事實上,科學家幾乎也沒證明過任何事。<p>這些言論可能 …

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這沒有魔法但我還是做到了:從中輟生到哈佛博士的重生之旅

文:陶德.羅斯<p>「困難不在於想出新點子,而是逃脫既有窠臼。」——凱因斯(John Maynard Keynes)<p>七年級的魔鬼<p>傳說中,你只要聞到燃燒硫磺的味道,就知道魔鬼在附近出沒。我七年級的美術課老師皮巴帝或許並不真的相信,不過在我把臨時拼湊的一顆(嗯,好吧,其實是六顆)臭彈丟向他黑板的那個下午,如果他的腦海閃過上述說法,我一點都不會訝異。<p>事件發生至今已經二十二年了,我有時會把自己在當時的殘忍頑皮,當成是對他教學方式的正當抗議:總是講課,而不讓我們動手。他骨瘦如柴、眼窩深陷、說話含糊,似乎都在數日子準備退休。或許,我的大膽違抗可視為高貴的公民不服從:對殘破系統的強力反抗。<p>但也可能不是。幾分鐘之前 …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

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工作室必備的 10 種讓辦公室變成咖啡館主題音樂音效

工作中你喜歡聽什麼樣的音樂?有的人可能喜歡聽流行歌曲,但有的人可能喜歡純演奏樂曲,或者有的人喜歡製造一點白噪音,來讓工作更加放鬆與專注。<p>有時候太安靜反而無法專心工作,於是我看到朋友們從家裡帶著筆電來到咖啡館中,享受著咖啡館裡自然的人聲細語、杯盤碰撞,或是偶爾咖啡館獨特品味流瀉而出的背景音樂,<b>這些和自</b> …

自己胖不是胖,媽媽害你的?

<b>俗話說:有健康的身體,才有健康的腦袋</b><b>。</b><p>而現在,科學家發現證據支持這句諺語了!他們發現poor diets(任何有害於身體的食物)對生命的各個階段,從胎兒發育到老年都會造成不良影響。神經科學學會年度會議上發表了這項研究,研究指出懷孕母親吃下典型的現代西方飲食後,可能會阻礙子宮內寶寶的大腦發育。而相同的 …

Neuroscience