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Quantum Physics- It's all about Relationships

Full disclosure: I'm a nut, not a scientist. However, I read Science articles and frankly, I'm not sure that's a good thing. <br>Our Physicists are …

Freewill at Edge with Quantum Theory

How would you feel if you woke up realising freewill was an illusion and you therefore had no control over your destiny? The central question of …

Quantum "spooky action at a distance" travels at least 10,000 times faster than light

Quantum entanglement, one of the odder aspects of quantum theory, links the properties of particles even when they are separated by large distances. …

Is quantum mechanics messing with your memory?

Imagine if a cold cup of coffee spontaneously heated up as you watched. Or a cracked pane of glass suddenly un-broke. According to physicist Lorenzo Maccone at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, you see things like this all the time – you just don't remember.<p>In a paper published last week …

What Was the Christmas Star of Bethlehem from the Bible?

In the Gospel of Matthew, the Bible describes a mysterious star appearing over the place where Jesus Christ came to Earth in Bethlehem on the first …

Physicists Create Quantum Link Between Photons That Don't Exist at the Same Time

Now they're just messing with us. Physicists have long known that quantum mechanics allows for a subtle connection between quantum particles called …

Quantum Entanglement in Physics

Quantum entanglement is one of the central principles of quantum physics, though it is also highly misunderstood. In short, quantum entanglement …

New particle called quantum droplet discovered

In the field of quantum physics, you could call this a droplet in the bucket.<p>Physicists in Germany and the United States said on Wednesday they have …

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6 reasons why the 'God particle' matters

In the world of science, the excitement doesn't mount much higher than the frenzy Wednesday around the announcement that scientists at the world's …

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Strange Signal From Galactic Center Is Looking More and More Like Dark Matter

The more that scientists stare at it, the more a strange signal from the center of the Milky Way galaxy appears to be the result of dark matter …

The man who proved Stephen Hawking wrong

He grew up in grinding poverty and was forever in trouble at school. So how did Leonard Susskind become one of the world’s greatest physicists?<p>The day that Leonard Susskind decided he was not going to follow his father into the family plumbing business, his parents were appalled. “My father was a …

Quantum black hole study opens bridge to another universe

Physicists have long thought that the singularities associated with gravity (like the inside of a black hole) should vanish in a quantum theory of …

Einstein's Real Breakthrough? Quantum Theory

In <i>Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian</i>, theoretical physicist A. Douglas Stone writes that whereas Einstein is best known for his theory of relativity, his truly revolutionary idea was the development of quantum theory — an idea that escaped many of the age's most brilliant …

Wormholes and Quantum Entanglement May Be Linked

This advance is so meta. Theoretical physicists have forged a connection between the concept of entanglement—itself a mysterious quantum mechanical …

Is Consciousness Related to Quantum Physics?

How does the human brain generate our subjective experiences? How does it manifest human consciousness? The general sense that "I" am a "me" that has …

Notes & Queries: Is it OK not to believe in quantum physics?

<b>As I don't understand quantum physics, does it matter that I also don't believe in it?</b><p>Quantum mechanics uniquely and accurately explains the chemical and electrical properties of the elements, so to claim you do not believe it is to claim disbelief in your own existence. Since writing to Notes & …

Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics

Robert Gilmore<p>An imaginative allegory of quantum physics, written and illustrated (!) by a CERN physicist, doubly brilliant for flying in the face of gender stereotypes with a female protagonist who makes sense of some of the most intense science of all time.<p>More at the link:

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