Monthly Archives: August 2014

New York, New York

Manhattan, on a sunny August day. Music, please… Advertisements

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Particle Fever – How many views would it get on YouTube?

Particle Fever is a documentary film about physicists’ search for the Higgs boson. Official site, Trailer on YouTube: The movie trails milestones in the launching of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, shows some nerve-wrecking moments, and celebrates the triumph … Continue reading

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Literature vs. Disruptive technology

The epic verbal battle of the summer belongs to the much publicized negotiations between Hachette and Amazon. Megastars like Stephen King and Nora Roberts, battalions of indie authors, publishers of every size, and even the New York Times chimed in … Continue reading

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Fiction, Physics, and BBC

“You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big space is,” said the author Douglas Adams. This citation from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy opens the BBC’s animated guide to “Big Bang: How the Universe was created” . The … Continue reading

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Welcome

Hi and welcome to my blog! I was asked today what does the illustration on the banner of the blog mean. The short answer – it’s a brief history of our universe. The “Timeline of the Universe Image” by NASA/WAMP … Continue reading

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What is The Hungry Boson?

Write your guesses! Update: See answer on The Hungry Boson

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