Home Tag "Physics"

Richard Feynman: Fun To Imagine

0
0
0
In this 1983 BBC series, Richard Feynman looks at the mysterious forces that make ordinary things happen. “why rubber bands are stretchy, why tennis balls can’t bounce forever, and what you’re really seeing when you look in the mirror.” All six bite-size videos in the series are available in the playlist below, some in multiple […]

Lisa Randall (Big Think Interview)

0
0
0
Lisa Randall is Professor of Theoretical Physics at Harvard University and one of the most cited and respected scientists working today. Her extraordinary and prolific career has seen her become the first tenured female theoretical physicist at three of the world’s greatest universities – Harvard, Princeton and MIT – as well as the bestselling author […]

Wolfgang Ketterle: The Coldest Matter in the Universe

0
0
0
Nobel Prize winner and owner of the best accent in science, Wolfgang Ketterle is one of the foremost researchers into one of the most intriguing areas of Physics – the study of matter at ultra cold temperatures. In particular the Bose-Einstein condensate, where quantum effects like the wave nature of matter can actually be seen […]

Murray Gell-Mann: Beauty and Elegance in Physics

0
0
0
The all knowing polymath that is Murray Gell-Mann is one of the world’s greatest living geniuses. Plus he does a good line in sunglasses. Two persuasive reasons why you should spend the time to get to know anyone, let alone the man who looked to James Joyce when naming the smallest constiuents of matter – […]