The Reference Frame
Supersymmetric world from a conservative viewpoint
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Iranians not on our side in the war of civilizations
The ax attack four days earlier took place some 200 km from the Czech border. Last night's Muni...
Friday, July 22, 2016
Resolving confusion over the term "nonlocality"
Guest blog by George Musser Few words stir up a hornet’s nest on TRF as reliably as “nonlocality,” so it is with some trepidation that I o...
Readers with Windows 7, 8.1 urged to upgrade to Windows 10
A last week to do so for free One year ago, along with many others, I immediately upgraded a Windo...
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Some people's ideas about quantum gravity are vaguely overlapping
LUX: a new LUX paper finds nothing and improves (lowers) the upper limits on the nucleon-dark-matter cross section by a factor of 4 relati...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
American-Czech bilateral ties nearly disappeared since mid 1990s
The Prague Monitor, an English-language newspaper, mentions an article in Lidové noviny, a top Czech...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
An unbelievable reaction to the Afghani Bavarian ax attack
As you know, a 17-year-old Afghani "refugee" who was living with foster parents in Bavaria and had pictures of the the ISIS logo ...
Why the triangle notation for powers is misguided
Wrong symmetries, misleading number of vertices Eclectikus told us about this 3-week old video ...
Monday, July 18, 2016
"Shanghai maths" U-turn: 50% of British schools to adopt a rote learning method
In December 2014, I was terrified by the "progressive" opinions about the education of mat...
Sunday, July 17, 2016
CMS in \(ZZ\) channel: a 3-4 sigma evidence in favor of a \(650\GeV\) boson
Today, the CMS collaboration has revealed one of the strongest deviations from the Standard Model in quite some time in the paper Search fo...
Saying No makes physicists what they are
Physics simply cannot try to incorporate every idea that is out there I borrowed the phrase in the...
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Failure of coup: bad news for Turkey, Europe, West
Coup folks are holding the navy head and frigate, maybe too soon to give up, however LHC : First, a cute excess of the day. In a CMS search...
Friday, July 15, 2016
Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was just a lame evil imitation of a Czechoslovak woman
Sadly, attacks such as the 2016 Nice attack have turned into business-as-usual. The method that the...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
GRW-style objective collapse theories are stupid, trivial to disprove
For a few weeks, the mass media pretending to write about science have saved our nerves and avoided the promotion of the anti-quantum jihad....
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Circle or square? Sorcery in the mirror
When squares look into a mirror, they see themselves as circles, and vice versa. Is it possible? ...
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