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Physicists Prove that Time Travel is Possible by ‘Sending’ Light Particles into the Past

Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles travelling …

Quantum Mechanics

Best statistics question ever https://t.co/WrrznJnf7l

Ever wondered how your cells work? They’re like tiny factories.

Your body works thanks to cells — trillions of them — doing their jobs. Some make chemicals to fight infection. Others make tears to protect your eyes. Still others make proteins to help you grow.<p>You might ask how this happens. To understand, think of cells as microscopic factories.<p>Factories …

DNA

Fuck Innovation, Everything We Have Now is Shit

In a product sense, the last couple weeks have <i>sucked</i>.<p>I keep trying to buy simple things that literally have <i>one</i> job and finding that it’s <i>impossible</i> to …

The Quants Run Wall Street Now

For decades, investors imagined a time when data-driven traders would dominate financial markets. That day has arrived.<p>Alexey Poyarkov, a former gold-medal winner of the International Mathematical Olympiad for high-school students, spent most of his early career honing algorithms at technology …

Stock Markets

Illustrated Algorithms

Algorithm → AST → CSS (3 x JavaScript)<p>Inspired by Grokking Algorithms and python-execution-trace, this project aims to reveal the mechanics behind …

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Quantum Mechanics

A Naked Black Hole Is Screaming Through the Universe

Millions of years ago, B3 1715+425 was just an ordinary supermassive black hole. It had a comfortable life, of devouring stars and belching deadly …