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By Andrew Zimmerman Jones

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics Created: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      The 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three researchers who had helped advance the quantum understanding of optics and lasers.
    • Maser Created: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
      Definition of a maser - a microwave laser
    • Nobel Prize Star Stories Created: Saturday, February 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
      The Nobel Prize in Physics has often rewarded discoveries about the life cycle of stars, and the Nobel Prize organization has created a new interactive media
    • Eternal Inflation Created: Monday, August 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Definition of Eternal Inflation
    • Chaotic Inflation Created: Monday, August 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Definition of Chaotic Inflation
    • The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch Created: Monday, July 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Theoretical physicist David Deutsch explores how science understands things and progresses by providing better explanations.
    • Books on Scientific Reasoning Created: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Some books don't neatly fall into a category, but their goal is to overall help you think in a scientific way. I've collected a list of some books in this regard which may be of interest. Enjoy!
    • What is Elastic Collision? Created: Monday, April 29, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      An elastic collision occurs when the total kinetic energy after the collision is the same as the kinetic energy before the collision.
    • One-Dimensional Kinematics: Motion Along a Straight Line Created: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Learn the necessary equations and relationship to analyze one-dimensional motion, such as a car driving on a flat road or a free-falling body, especially in the case of a constant acceleration"
    • NOVA: Einstein's Big Idea Created: Friday, October 10, 2008 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      This PBS Nova 2-hour special episode provides a narrative of how Albert Einstein developed his famous equation, E=mc2, from the origins of energy to Einstein's brilliant insight.
    • What is Hawking Radiation? Created: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Hawking radiation is an explanation of how radiation can be emitted from a black hole, despite its attractive power, due to quantum effects.
    • Thermodynamics Arrow of Time Created: Sunday, June 16, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Definition of a Thermodynamics arrow of time
    • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman Created: Friday, September 26, 2008 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      This autobiographical collection of tales relate classic "Feynman stories" from his youth through his rise into the realm of physics legend.
    • Gedankenexperiment Created: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Definition of gedankenexperiment
    • Flatness Problem Created: Saturday, March 26, 2011 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      definition of flatness problem. Physics.
    • Graphene Created: Sunday, April 20, 2008 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      definition of graphene. Physics.
    • Entropy Created: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      definition of entropy. Physics.
    • The Theoretical Minimum Created: Monday, February 11, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      In THE THEORETICAL MINIMUM, physicist Leonard Susskind's popular internet lectures on what you need to know to move to the next level in physics are collected together for the reader. This math-fil...
    • The Manga Guide to Relativity Created: Sunday, January 22, 2012 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      The Manga Guide to Relativity explains the scientific facts about electricity within a manga-style comic book narrative.
    • "The Rhinitis Revelation" - Episode 5.06 Created: Saturday, October 22, 2011 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Sheldon's mother comes into town for a visit and seems more interested in spending time with his friends than with him.
    • List of Sport Science Books Created: Friday, February 17, 2012 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      These books lay bare the science behind some of the most popular (and less popular) sports out there. For someone who's passionate about sports, this provides a great opportunity to use that passio...
    • Physics Podcasts Created: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      There are a lot of people out there talking physics and some of them are doing it on podcasts, which allow you to download them for listening at your convenience. We maintain a list of some of the ...
    • Brian Greene - Biographical Profile Created: Saturday, October 29, 2011 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      A biographical profile of theoretical physicist and bestselling author Brian Greene.
    • 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics Created: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics went to the 3 physicists credited with discovering the accelerating expansion of the universe, often referred to as "dark energy."
    • Richard P. Feynman - Biographical Profile Created: Saturday, September 09, 2006 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      An overview of general information about physicist Richard P. Feynman.
    • Six Kinds of Simple Machines Created: Friday, June 09, 2006 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      There are six kinds of simple machines, with few or none moving parts. Learn about how these 6 machines are used in your daily lives!
    • The Island of Knowledge Created: Saturday, August 09, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Theoretical physicist and philosopher Marcelo Gleiser reflects upon the limits of our scientific understanding and how we search for meaning.
    • Two-Dimensional Kinematics: Motion in a Plane Created: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      The equations necessary to analyze motion in a two-dimensional plane." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Olbers' paradox is an ancient question: Why is the night sky dark? If space goes on infinitely far in all directions, then light from all of those stars should be making their way to us, turning th...
    • Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness Created: Sunday, August 13, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      In Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness, two physics professors explore the "skeleton in the closet" of quantum physics. What is the role of the observer, a conscious observer, in quan...
    • Z Boson Created: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      definition of a Z Boson. Physics.
    • Meson Created: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      definition of a meson. Physics.

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