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Andrew Zimmerman Jones

Updated Articles and Resources

By Andrew Zimmerman Jones

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Michio Kaku Created: Friday, January 25, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Physicist & science popularizer Michio Kaku is a known face from television and voice from radio, where he presents physics concepts to a broad lay audience.
    • What Are the Types of Parallel Universes? Created: Monday, September 27, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Physicists often talk about parallel universes, but what exactly does this mean? Are there different types of parallel universes? What are they?
    • Dark Matter Created: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Definition of dark matter. Physics.
    • Muon Created: Friday, November 20, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      definition of a muon particle. Physics.
    • Qubit Created: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      definition of a qubit. Physics.
    • Sir Isaac Newton - Biographical Profile Created: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Sir Isaac Newton is one of the most significant physicists in western history. Considered the founder of classical physics, he took the disparate concepts that existed at his time and brought them...
    • Physics of the Greeks Created: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A brief overview of the physical sciences as discovered and practiced by the ancient Greeks.
    • Newton's Law of Gravity Created: Saturday, April 22, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      An introduction to the basic principles of the law of gravity, as developed by Newton and revised over the years. This provides the foundation for any significant work in understanding gravity, inc...
    • M-Theory Created: Saturday, September 11, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      definition of M-Theory. Physics.
    • Refraction Created: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      definition of refraction. Physics.
    • Density Created: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Definition of density. Physics.
    • Using Significant Figures Created: Saturday, April 08, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      When measuring physical quantities, scientists have to keep track of their level of precision. This article will discuss how scientists use significant figures to do just that, and how you can use ...
    • Quantum Physics Books Created: Sunday, June 14, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A list of books about quantum physics.
    • Hilbert Space Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Definition of a Hilbert space
    • Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum by Leonard Susskind Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      In this book, theoretical physicist Leonard Susskind goes into detail on the mathematics needed to study quantum mechanics.
    • Who Was Albert Einstein? Created: Saturday, July 22, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A brief overview of Albert Einstein's life and work, as well as other information surrounding the popular scientific figure.
    • Richard P. Feynman - Biographical Profile Created: Saturday, September 09, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      An overview of general information about physicist Richard P. Feynman.
    • Bra-Ket Notation Created: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
      Quantum physics uses an unusual mathematical system called bra-ket notation, which mathematically describes a wavefunction evolving over time.
    • Big Bang Theory - Episode 2.3 - "The Barbarian Sublimation" Created: Thursday, June 02, 2011 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      Sheldon introduces Penny to the world of online fantasy gaming, and she quickly becomes addicted.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Created: Friday, June 20, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      The full 2014 series of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey explores what science knows about our universe and some of the amazing figures that discovered it.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 1, Standing Up in the Milky Way Created: Monday, March 10, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      In this premiere episode of the new 2014 series, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes viewers on a trip through what science tells us about our solar system and the Milky Way, and the history of how scientists discovered these truths about the furthest reaches of space.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 2, Some of the Things That Molecules Do Created: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      In the second episode of the new Cosmos series, Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the wondrous ways that genetic molecules create life.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 3, When Knowledge Conquered Fear Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      In the third episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how the human tendency to recognize patterns can identify hidden relationships in the universe.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 4, A Sky Full of Ghosts Created: Sunday, April 06, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      In the fourth episode of the new Cosmos series, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how the stars in the night sky are ghosts, showing remnants of the distant past.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 5, Hiding in the Light Created: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      The fifth episode of the new Cosmos series explores how understanding the working of light led understanding distant stars!
    • Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey, episode 6: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still Created: Saturday, May 10, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      In episode 6 of Cosmos, Dr. Tyson explores how atomic and molecular forces influence life on the smallest scales.
    • Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey, episode 7: The Clean Room Created: Saturday, May 10, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Dr. Tyson discusses how geochemist Clair Patterson's search to discover the age of the Earth led him to a movement to stop lead poisoning on a massive scale.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 8, Sisters of the Sun Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Female astronomers, combating gender pressures in the early 20th century, uncover the foundations of what composes the stars.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 9, The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Dr. Tyson goes through a number of transformative phases in Earth's history, that helped lead to the development of life.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 10, The Electric Boy Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Cosmos explores the earliest discoveries of the electronic age through the life and scientific work of Michael Faraday.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 11, The Immortals Created: Sunday, June 08, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      The Cosmos series explores the possible origins of life on Earth and whether these origins may lie beyond the boundary of our solar system.
    • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, episode 12, The World Set Free Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Cosmos explains the science behind the greenhouse effect, on Earth and beyond, as well as the history of how we understood this phenomena.

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