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Remembering Richard Feynman

In this TEDxCaltech talk, physicist Leonard Susskind talks about his old friend Richard “Dick” Feynman. Susskind relates a series of stories about Feynman the man, the scientist, and the teacher. It doesn’t really get good until four minutes in; the whole talk is fourteen minutes long. Sample quote: “What Feynman hated more than anything else was [...]

Scientific Evidence that the Entire Universe Is a Holographic Projection around the Earth

Go get your protective tin foil hat, because you’re going to need it. German scientists have been trying to understand why their equipment that measures gravitational waves has been picking up a particular sound. One possible answer that they’ve come up with is that the entire universe is a holographic illusion: For many months, the GEO600 [...]