The Reference Frame
Supersymmetric world from a conservative viewpoint
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Apollo program was economically sound
Fifty years ago today, in the evening of the European time, the final steps to send the two men on the Moon began. My nation has a particula...
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Feminists at NYT, WaPo spit at Moonwalkers
Half a century ago, between July 20th and July 21st, 1969 (UTC), the first men were landing on the Moon – four days after the July 16th Apol...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Ursula Leyen will accelerate putrefaction of Europe
Frans Timmermans was ultimately eliminated as a candidate for the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker. That didn't mean that the Europea...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Strings 2019 wasn't a comprehensive string conference
The main reason I didn't want to write about Strings 2019 in Brussels (July 9th-13th) was that I am not thrilled about getting dozens o...
Sunday, July 14, 2019
An incredible hoax-like multi-gender paper made it to astro-ph
Tom Anderson has pointed out a tweet by Prof Janice Fiamengo: For those who believe (oh antiquated thought) that academics who specialize ...
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Facebook shouldn't be allowed to issue its currency
Yesterday, Trump finally said what he thought about the cryptocurrencies. And although a big Bitcoin cultist Peter Thiel has been his advise...
Friday, July 12, 2019
MWI fans are collapse deniers, hypocritically assume collapse in the past, anyway
Ben asked me to refute the Many-Worlds Interpretation again. I think that the first sentences of the Wikipedia article do a wonderful j...
Finns: clouds control temperature, CO2 sensitivity 0.24 °C
Jaime has pointed out that there is an interesting physics.ao-ph paper on the arXiv: No experimental evidence for the significant anthropog...
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Roboticist: self-simulation yields self-awareness
...an amusingly specific attack on the mystery of consciousness... John Pavlus wrote an article for the Quanta Magazine yesterday. I initi...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Multiverse is primarily a scientific concept
Right or wrong... Tabooization of the concept is what is anti-scientific The Vafa-Ellis-Rubenstein debate about the multiverse has remind...
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Vafa, Ellis debate with a bright religion scholar
MarkusM has pointed out that a more pleasant, entertaining, and physics-oriented public discussion took place in recent days, in the Institu...
A frustrating Guardian discussion on string theory
On June 28th, The Guardian's Ian Simple invited David Berman, a very good string theorist whom I know, and Eleanor Knox – both of them d...
Monday, July 08, 2019
Tommy Robinson deserves the U.S., Czech asylum
Tommy Robinson , born as Stephen Yaxley-Lennon in 1982, has spent some time in the prison. So far, he's been arrested thrice. While it...
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