The Reference Frame
Supersymmetric world from a conservative viewpoint
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Tanzania: helium reserves have apparently tripled
In 2012, I was answering a Stack Exchange question about the sky that is falling, we're running out of helium . I repost the answer at t...
Monday, June 27, 2016
France, Germany demand the establishment of the Fourth Reich
Remaining 25 member states should be turned into protectorates Due to the perceived loss of control over their immigration and other polic...
ATLAS: a 2.3-sigma stop excess
This will be an extremely short blog post because one month ago, I discussed the search for gluinos by ATLAS based on the very same final s...
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Brexit: some differences in ideas about the future steps are comical
At the Politics Stack Exchange , I gave answers to three questions about the future steps in the wake of the Brexit decision. Some other cou...
Globalization is a vague term, it's not necessarily taking place
No one can "control" it although the "New World Order" fans would love to One of the strange words that has been used ...
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Worries about British science are mindless fearmongering
British scientists who voted "Bremain" outnumber the supporters of "Brexit" by a factor of 7-to-1 or so. Like other inte...
Friday, June 24, 2016
An arrogant centralized EU is no longer sustainable
The English voters' (not so much Scottish voters') decision to leave the European Union has certain implications for the United King...
Central banks should intervene, push markets towards pre-Brexit levels
British voters have chosen to exit the European Union, 52-to-48 or so, which is the ethically correct decision . For example, the Klaus Inst...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Leonard Susskind vs Donald Trump
A co-father of string theory and lots of other creative ideas in physics and my once co-author Lenny Susskind (he's been surely more imp...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Negative rumors haven't passed the TRF threshold
...yet?... Several blogs and Twitter accounts have worked hard to distribute the opinion that the...
A fixed numerical value of \(\hbar\) got a bit closer
The Parisian kilogram prototype should move to a museum in 2018 Yesterday, Phys.org published an i...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Václav Klaus' 75th birthday
On Sunday, I was honored to attend the magnificent birthday party of Václav Klaus, the second presid...
Monday, June 20, 2016
Formal string theory is physics, not mathematics
I was sent a book on string theory by Joseph Conlon and I pretty much hate it. However, it's the concise, frank comments such as his re...
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Ambulance chasing is a justifiable strategy to search for the truth
As Ben Allanach, a self-described occasional ambulance chaser, described in his 2014 TRF guest blog , ambulance chasers were originally lawy...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Subdivisions of string theory are completely misunderstood by critics
Tetragraviton wrote an insightful blog post Most of String Theory Is Not String Pheno where he tries to clarify some brutal misconceptions...
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