Cosmology

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“Nowology”

click to enlargeEveryone has a strong opinion about education. But the controversies are always about the same topics: testing, teachers unions, funding, merit pay, vouchers/school choice, charter schools. Is college a smart investment? Is affirmative ... [Published Memphis Flyer - 1 hour ago]
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The Studios 2014: Ten Thousand Tigers - by Ho Tzu Nyen

Starting at: 20:00Saturday also at 15:00Ho Tzu Nyen's hallucinatory piece exploring the folklores, cosmologies and subterranean histories of Malaya, an ensemble of automated objects come to life - and recount the tale of the Malayan Tiger's numerous deaths ... [Published AngloInfo - 7 hours ago]
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'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' — The Minds Behind the Film

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics. In his former ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

How Philosophy Makes Progress

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in The Chronicle of Higher Education (image: André da Loba for The Chronicle): Questions of physics, cosmology, biology, psychology, cognitive and affective neuroscience, linguistics, mathematical logic: Philosophy ... [Published 3quarksdaily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Webcast on Secrets of the Universe's First Light, 18 April

Q&A Webcast with John Carlstrom, Walt Ogburn, Michael Turner & Abigail ViereggFriday, 18 April 2014, 1:00 to 1:50 pm PDT (20:00 to 20:50 UTC)The first proof that the universe underwent an almost unimaginably fast expansion when it was only a trillionth ... [Published SpaceRef - 19 hours ago]
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Crisis in Physics vs Computational Physics

The May14 issue of Scientific American asks the following questions: Does Physics Have a Problem? Crisis in Physics? These questions naturally present themselves because modern theoretical physicists have driven themselves to search for the truth ... [Published Claes Johnson on Mathematics and Science - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Victoria Kaspi, McGill University - Neutron Star Movement

What is left after a star explodes and dies? The answer is a n eutron star .Dr. Victoria Kaspi, professor of astrophysics and cosmology at McGill University, is piecing together the structure of a specific type of neutron star called a magnetar.Dr. Victoria ... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Academic Minute: Moving Neutron Stars

In today’s Academic Minute, Victoria Kaspi, professor of astrophysics and cosmology at McGill University, explains the structure of a specific type of neutron star called a magnetar. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists find echoes of Big Bang

The sun sets behind the BICEP2 telescope and the South Pole Ttelescope in Antarctica.In the beginning, the universe got very big very fast, transforming itself in a fraction of an instant from something almost infinitesimally small to something imponderably ... [Published WA Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nerds and Words: Week 15

10:02 am Digging through the Internet this week, I uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.I have marked my favorite links with a ∞Science to Read, Watch Ants face , and a new study helps explain ... [Published Discover Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Stargazing

In 1609 Galileo Galilei became the first modern day Scientist when he turned his telescope towards the heavens. What did Galileo "see" that changed the way we perceive our Universe? How much has our knowledge of Cosmology progressed since Galileo's t ... [Published Whats On - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Big Bang to Little Swoosh

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The shock waves are still reverberating from the bombshell announcement of the discovery of cosmology’s holy grail: telltale signature of ripples in the very fabric of space generated as it “inflated” during our cosmic origins.I think ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]

Quotes

...To quote one naysayer, the physicist Lawrence Krauss, "Philosophy used to be a field that had content, but then ‘natural philosophy’ became physics, and physics has only continued to make inroads. Every time there’s a leap in physics, it encroaches on these areas that philosophers have carefully sequestered away to themselves." Krauss tends to merge philosophy not with literature, as Wieseltier does, but rather with theology, since both, by his lights, are futile attempts to...
...My main advice to anyone considering Cucumber would be to ask themselves the following questions: "Will the team (everyone, not only the tech people) benefit from scenarios written in plain English? Is there a chance it'll help someone understand things better and communicate more efficiently?" If the answer is yes, then Cucumber might be the right tool for the job
...As Pastor John Hagee stated "that these happenings occurring in what is known as a Blood Moon Tetrad is beyond the null hypothesis of probability."
"We're very excited to present our results because they seem to match the prediction of the theory so closely," Kovac said. "But it's the case that science can never actually prove a theory to be true. There could always be an alternative explanation that we haven't been clever enough to think of."

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“Nowology” [Published Memphis Flyer - 1 hour ago]
The Coming Paradigm Shift on Climate [Published Heartlander Magazine - 2 hours ago]
The Studios 2014: Ten Thousand Tigers - by Ho T... [Published AngloInfo - 7 hours ago]
Ask the Beasts, by Elizabeth Johnson [Published Christian Century - 10 hours ago]
'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' — The Minds... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
It’s the End of Fundamental Physics... Again [Published Scientific American - 14 hours ago]
How Philosophy Makes Progress [Published 3quarksdaily - 18 hours ago]
Call for Submissions to the David N. Schramm Sc... [Published SpaceRef - 18 hours ago]
Webcast on Secrets of the Universe's First Ligh... [Published SpaceRef - 19 hours ago]
Live Webcast: Secrets of the Universe's First L... [Published Newswise - 21 hours ago]
Crisis in Physics vs Computational Physics [Published Claes Johnson on Mathematics and Science - 21 hours ago]
Dr. Victoria Kaspi, McGill University - Neutron... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 16 2014]
Academic Minute: Moving Neutron Stars [Published Inside Higher Ed - Apr 16 2014]
JOHNSON: Luiseño initiation [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Apr 15 2014]
Cucumber.js for BDD in JavaScript: An Interview... [Published InfoQ - Apr 15 2014]
The First of the four Blood Moons - a Tetrad [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Scientists find echoes of Big Bang [Published WA Today - Apr 15 2014]
Moving Pictures: Adam Rudolph Talks Raga and Rh... [Published Wesleyan Argus - Apr 15 2014]
Frazier Glenn Cross' racist religion: Odinism [Published WDSU New Orleans - Apr 15 2014]
David Virtue Talks to Peter Menkin about his co... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
Nerds and Words: Week 15 [Published Discover Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Is Philosophy Obsolete? [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Apr 14 2014]
Why science is not God [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
Why is science so alien to us? [Published WA Today - Apr 12 2014]
Way We Were: How the Hubble Space Telescope hel... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 12 2014]
Wrapping Around Einstein [Published Universities News - Apr 12 2014]
Stargazing [Published Whats On - Apr 12 2014]
Big Bang to Little Swoosh [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
"Plato At The Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't ... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 11 2014]
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How Philosophy Makes Progress [Published 3quarksdaily - 18 hours ago]
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in The Chronicle of Higher Education (image: André da Loba for The Chronicle): Questions of physics, cosmology, biology, psychology, cognitive and affective neuroscience, linguistics, mathematical logic: Philosophy ...
Crisis in Physics vs Computational Physics [Published Claes Johnson on Mathematics and Science - 21 hours ago]
The May14 issue of Scientific American asks the following questions: Does Physics Have a Problem? Crisis in Physics? These questions naturally present themselves because modern theoretical physicists have driven themselves to search for the truth ...
Africa’s love supreme [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 10 2014]
A conference April 11 at Harvard will examine varieties of “ Love Supreme ” in the faith traditions of the African diaspora. Scholars, students, artists, and elders will investigate and celebrate practices that, more often than not, were scattered ...
Atom-Photon ‘Switch’ Heralds Quantum Networking... [Published TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
Vetting quantum computing “breakthroughs” tends to be, as TIME’s Lev Grossman sagely notes , a bit like quantum computing itself: maybe yes, maybe no, or maybe yes and no simultaneously. More Yes, Smartphones Are Plateauing — and That’s O.K. StoreDot: ...
No! Not the list of stumpers again! [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 09 2014]
There’s a common tactic used by creationists, and I’ve encountered it over and over again. It’s a form of the Gish Gallop: present the wicked evolutionist with a long list of assertions, questions, and non sequiturs, and if they answer with “I don’t ...
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