The Reference Frame
Supersymmetric world from a conservative viewpoint
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Why we emphasize that the climate has always changed
Professional climate fearmonger Mr Stefan Rahmstorf finds the observation that "the climate has always changed" inconvenient which...
U.N.'s 17 sustainable goals by 2030: what the youth gets brainwashed with
Bill Nye, a former actor, is looking forward to the day when the older people will die out . The death of the older people is a necessary co...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Was there a civilization on Mars thousands of years ago?
If you make it to the U.S. Congress, you have to do some work but there are lots of advantages. One of them is that you may finally ask the ...
When research has no beef, it's impossible to divide credit
A few days ago, would-be researcher Sabine Hossenfelder had a headache . Why? She saw an article in Nature that was written by Chiara Marle...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Lukin's 51-qubit Russian-American analog quantum computer
My former ex-colleague Mikhail Lukin has been doing some cool things in atomic physics and the most recent one is a 51-qubit quantum comput...
Monday, July 17, 2017
Italy plans an act of war: 200,000 EU visas for free
According to the existing laws as well as common sense, Italy is one of the countries on the border of the EU visa realm – the Schengen Area...
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Maryam Mirzakhani, RIP
This news is really tragic because the death is truly premature. Maryam Mirzakhani , the world's first female Fields Medal winner and ...
Quantum teleportation is less magical than both Harry Potter apparating, Star Trek beaming
Popularizers of science often want the laymen feel excited. So they say "this experiment is amazing", "this experiment is mag...
Friday, July 14, 2017
Harvard committee proposes to abolish the freedom of association
Last year, I discussed efforts by the extreme left-wing jihadists at Harvard to ban the single-sex clubs . "Are you now, or have you ev...
Classical simplex vs quantum ball
and another huge difference between classical and quantum physics Bell's theorem is often hyped as a very important result about the f...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Celebrating Russian pop-music
Donald Trump's son Donald is being harassed for having met an attractive Russian female lawyer. I am amazed by this hysteria and find it...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
SI units: \(h,k_B,e,N_A\) will be set to known constants
Between 13th and 16th of November, 2018, the 26th meeting of The General Conference on Weights and Measures will convene in Versailles, Fra...
Hysteria over double standards in food products
The media in much of post-communist Europe are obsessed with a fashionable topic – the observed double standards in food products. Transnati...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The uninhabitable galaxy
Guest blog by Peter Deutsch-Doveking, the director of the International Bureau for the Galaxy Salvation from a Cow Fart (IBGSCF) In the Ju...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Physics of sailing
For the first time in my life, I could try what it means to pilot a yacht. My friend, the captain, took us to the Lake Lipno , the largest C...
Saturday, July 08, 2017
Venus and Hawking's scientific illiteracy
Five days ago, Stephen Hawking – or someone who has hacked his computerized speech generator – has told us that Donald Trump is a supervilla...
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