andrewducker + physics + science   66

Why we are unlikely to ever leave the solar system
Charlie Stross runs through some figures and tells you why space flight isn't likely...ever.
science  technology  charlesstross  space  physics  SF  future 
june 2011 by andrewducker
Zoom from the edge of the universe down to a proton.
science  scale  flash  visualization  universe  physics  animation  visualisation 
april 2010 by andrewducker
Massive bosons blew my unit
Chris "BrassEye" Morris visits the Large Hadron Collider
science  physics  Guardian  lhc  satire  chrismorris  cern 
august 2009 by andrewducker
Researchers use light to move physical objects
A team of Yale University researchers has discovered a repulsive light force that can be used to control components on silicon microchips, meaning future nanodevices could be controlled by light rather than electricity.
light  physics  science 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Gödel and the End of Physics
A talk by Stephen Hawking. Well worth reading.
interview  hawking  godel  physics  quantum  science  logic 
june 2009 by andrewducker
Within Any Possible Universe, No Intellect Can Ever Know It All
I seem to remember working this out for myself - but it's nice that someone has put it into formal notation and proved it.
science  technology  physics  philosophy 
february 2009 by andrewducker
when PhDs get frustrated
The site in general is worth wandering through.
funny  science  physics  energy  environment 
february 2009 by andrewducker
Unknown "Structures" Tugging at Universe
It looks like the entire of the known universe is being pulled in a single direction. Probably into the mouth of Cthulhu
universe  science  physics  astronomy 
november 2008 by andrewducker
Has the Large Hadron Collider destroyed the earth yet?
Worth checking. Heck, add the RSS feed to your friends list...
technology  science  physics  funny 
september 2008 by andrewducker
Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine
The contribution that Richard Feynman made to the world's first massively parallell computer
algorithms  ai  art  feynman  science  physics  computer  computing  technology  research 
june 2008 by andrewducker
What happened before the Big Bang?
New theory gets past this previous barrier. Possibly.
astronomy  physics  science  space 
july 2007 by andrewducker
Scientists Levitate Small Animals
Ultrasound use to keep animals in the air. Tres impressive
animals  cool  video  levitation  insects  physics  science  Sound  technology 
december 2006 by andrewducker
Ruben's Tube
Or "how physics should be taught"
fire  fun  physics  science  video 
november 2006 by andrewducker
Brightest Galactic Flash Ever Detected Hits Earth
Powerful enough to briefly alter the upper atmosphere and blind several sattelites
astronomy  news  physics  science  space 
september 2005 by andrewducker
A Brief Brief History of Time in 15 minutes
Funny shortened version of A Brief History of Time
astronomy  funny  science  physics  history 
may 2005 by andrewducker

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