The Reference Frame
Our stringy Universe from a conservative viewpoint
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Heisenberg's Nobel lecture
Two weeks ago, I discussed Max Born's 1954 Nobel lecture about the statistical meaning of the w...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Journalist Peroutka did, top intellectuals often do fail in crises
For three months, Czech newspapers have been regularly writing texts about a not too important detai...
Saturday, April 25, 2015
People's evolving opinions about quantum gravity
About nine years ago, a movement trying to (largely or entirely) "replace" string theory research with would-be "competitors&...
Friday, April 24, 2015
Bureaucracy and corruption in European science and education
In recent years, I gave something like two dozens of public talks at various universities, high schools, and pro-science organizations – mos...
100 years of Noether's theorem
Sometime in April 1915, Emmy Noether was completing her groundbreaking theorem that links conservation laws with the symmetries of Nature. ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Physics teacher takes over the Islamic State
Newsweek , Business Insider , and many other news servers remind us that the boss (and chalif) of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was injured i...
Anti-quantum zealot T-shirts, sweatshirts, mug
On April 1st , armchair physicist and anti-quantum zealot Matt Leifer wrote a blog post named Luboš Motl is right whose most valuable part ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Lack of surprises in discrete mathematics?
Surprises exist, are bound to become important, and therefore cannot be neglected On his blog, in ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
How to save refugees from drowning? Recolonialization
About 800 refugees – mostly from the black Africa – drowned off Libyan shores. Hot Air argues that this tragedy – much like numerous other ...
Monday, April 20, 2015
ATLAS: 2.5-sigma four-top-quark excess
ATLAS has posted a new preprint Analysis of events with \(b\)-jets and a pair of leptons of the sam...
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Double slit experiment in the Heisenberg picture
What we observe is not the Nature itself but the Nature exposed to our method of questioning. Natur...
Friday, April 17, 2015
Greece near the abyss
Greece has survived April 9th , the first possible date of the default. Some people moved the deadline to May 9th (weekend), others to May 1...
Hawking's disease kills Czechia's youngest prime minister (45)
Approximately one year ago, the public was getting increasingly certain that Mr Stanislav Gross was suffering from a very serious – and pro...
Thursday, April 16, 2015
LHC: chance to find SUSY quickly
This linker-not-thinker blog post will largely show materials of ATLAS. To be balanced, let me begin with a recommendation for an UCSB artic...
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