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Michael F. Schatz - Forecasting Turbulence

Fluid turbulence is one of the greatest unsolved problems of classical physics (and the subject of a million dollar mathematical (Millenium) challenge). Centuries of research--including Leonardo da…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 7 views 0  

From Molecules to Migration: How Quantum Physics Can Explain the Compass of Birds - Thorsten Ritz

The world of quantum physics appears mysterious, even spooky, and far removed from everyday phenomena we can observe in the world around us. Especially the realm of living organisms was thought to be…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 59 views 0  

The Physics and Materials Science of Superheroes - James Kakalios

In 2001 James Kakalios created a Freshman Seminar class at the University of Minnesota entitled: "Everything I Know About Science I Learned from Reading Comic Books." This is a real physics…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 45 views 0  

Purls of Wisdom: The Geometry and Topology of Weavables, Wearables and Wallpaper - Elisabetta Matsumoto

Curved space and bizarre mathematical worlds beyond Euclid’s axioms entered physics with Einstein’s general theory of relativity. But these geometries are all around us, hiding in plain…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 88 views 0