The very word "quantum" makes people's imaginations run wild. But chances are you've fallen for at least one of these myths.
How the perception of time and what is considered "now" unfolds in the brain
consciousness is a fundamental quality of the cosmos, and that what we call the material world emerges from it.
The first step towards an ontological comprehension of physics consists in the rediscovery of what we term the corporeal domain, which is basically the perceptible, beginning with the visual.
There are many big questions to be curious about, and one of the most fascinating is this: What makes…
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According to Ervin Laszlo, the coherence of the atom and the galaxies is the same coherence that keeps living cells together, cooperating to form life.
Aware follows six brilliant researchers who approach our greatest mysteries from radically different viewpoints.
The mysterious world of quantum mechanics has mystified scientists for decades
Modern cosmology — the study of the nature and evolution of the cosmos itself — has allowed physicists to explain the history of the Universe from the first tiny fraction of a second until today. But what’s next?
Historian Yuval Noah Harari has taken the world on a tour through the span of humanity
Meet these 10 amazing women who changed our understanding of the cosmos
The thorny thought experiment has been turned into a real experiment — one that physicists use to probe the physics of information.
This addresses a fundamental challenge within the standard theory of quantum mechanics
Each of us may be able to experience totally different realities.
No matter where we start with quantum theory, we always end up at a conundrum
Jim Woodward’s peers have long dismissed his ideas about gravity and inertia. Now he believes he has the data that will prove him right—and could make interstellar travel possible for humans.
An interview with renowned physicist and Big Bang theory critic Eric Lerner
Physicists describe a way to merge quantum theory with Einstein’s special theory of relativity
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Another universe existed before ours – and energy from it is coming out of black holes, says Nobel prize winner
A teenager asked that age-old question on TikTok, creating a thoughtful scientific debate
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
A laboratory demonstration of the classic thought experiment could overturn cherished assumptions about reality
Could it be that the relationship between Spirit and Creation shows up in the world of numbers?
Is there an 8-dimensional "engine" behind our universe? By Quantum Gravity Research
Neuroscience and psychology have been unable to address the hard problem of consciousness
The Big Bounce theory was once thought impossible. But two physicists have just resurrected it.
Along with the counterintuitive picture of reality, many myths and misconceptions have arisen
In a new paper, physicists argue that axions could explain why the universe isn’t empty
Scientists believe that mysterious dark matter is key to forming galaxies in the cosmos. Now, a recent series of bizarre findings threatens to undermine everything we think we know.
Of the 2 trillion galaxies contained within our observable Universe, 94% are already forever beyond our reach
Scientists have detected a mid-size black hole - considered the "missing link" in the understanding of these celestial brutes
The laws of physics imply that the passage of time is an illusion. To avoid this conclusion, we might have to rethink the reality of infinitely precise numbers.
If you were to go as far out into space as you can imagine, what would you encounter?
One of the great unsolved problems of modern physics is coming up with a theory of everything
A Link Between Dark Matter and Antimatter Could Be Why the Universe Exists
A new proof in computer science also has implications for researchers in quantum mechanics and pure mathematics
Engineers crack 58-year-old puzzle on way to quantum breakthrough
There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says
No one really knows what happens inside an atom.
Any theory of quantum gravity is going to have to grapple with some weird time stuff.
You wouldn’t find baseballs entangled in such a way that hitting one affects another miles away.
In a curved universe, no matter which direction you travel in, you will end up at the starting point
The new study demonstrates a bizarre quantum effect at never-before-seen scales
New evidence shows that the key assumption made in the discovery of dark energy is in error
Physicists See Hints of X17, an Elusive Particle That Could Be a New Force of Nature
So-called “information realism” has some surprising implications
Observers are powerful players in the quantum world.
Reversing history from Galileo's time, it is now the scientists who refuse to look through the telescope.
A new model suggests that these subatomic particles may not be so fundamental after all.
What is happening right now? Is your “now” the same as my “now”?
Galaxies can move with each other across huge distances, and against the predictions of basic cosmological models.
There is a mystery that has confounded scientists for a century.
Three physicists wanted to calculate how neutrinos change. They ended up discovering an unexpected relationship between some of the most ubiquitous objects in math.
Recent experiments have put relatively large objects into quantum states, illuminating the processes by which the ordinary world emerges out of the quantum one.
The Born rule, which connects the math of quantum theory to the outcomes of experiments, has been derived from simpler physical principles.
David Bohm was one of the most distinguished theoretical physicists of his generation, and a fearless challenger of scientific orthodoxy.
We've detected puny, stellar-mass black holes. And we've detected giant, supermassive black holes. But what about those in the middle?
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
In this inspiring talk, the mathematician Edward Frenkel speaks about the beauty and elegance of mathematics
The idea that the universe splits into multiple realities with every measurement has become an increasingly popular proposed solution to the mysteries of quantum mechanics.
A Free, Online conversation facilitated by Vera de Chalambert
Ever wonder how we try to predict the unpredictable? Supercomputers use the power of chaos theory.
These black hole opposites would spew energy, be impossible to enter, and might even answer some of the universe’s fundamental questions.
Discrepancies in measures of expansion may point to new physics
The “fittest” quantum properties make the most copies of themselves.
In less than 30 years, humanity has discovered more than 4,000 exoplanets
In an incredible first, scientists have captured the world's first actual photo of quantum entanglement
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
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Astronomer Natalie Batalha embodies a planetary sense of what “love” is and means.
It's not only a big deal; it's the biggest deal of all.
This video is about Bell's Theorem, one of the most fascinating results in 20th century physics.
Quantum field theory has made some incredibly accurate predictions about the universe, but it has also made some of the worst.
Q: How do quantum phenomena take part in photosynthesis and why is it important?
On dark summer nights, away from city lights, I love to stargaze and imagine that I am dancing with the stars.
a Free online Conversation with Dr. Ruediger Dahlke, hosted by Zaya Benazzo
Two realities can exist at the same time, at least in the quantum world, suggests a new study.
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In this exclusive interview with Dr. Alan Wallace we discuss consciousness, mathematics, practicing deep sleep states and meditation as preparation for dying consciously.
Billions of years ago, an iron nucleus forged in another galaxy was flung into space at close to the…
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
In our everyday life, time flows in one direction—forward. When you put a frozen pizza in the hot oven, the pizza heats up. When you hit a baseball, it flies over the wall (if you’re having a good day at bat). When you knock a coffee mug off a table...
The most famous case study in science, prior to Freud, was published in 1728 in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society by the English surgeon William Cheselden, who attended Newton in his final illness.
For well over a century, scientists have been wrestling with what quantum mechanics has been revealing to us about fundamental reality
What’s wrong with mirrors? Most people know that they are backwards, reversing left and right sides,…
In physics, time exists but it has no preferred direction.
How did great mathematicians like Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein make the leap from understanding basic mathematical concepts to answering fundamental questions about the Universe?
When we ask ourselves why we think time exists, most of us would say: because we see everything changing, always.
Imagine for a moment being in a church where mathematics groups meet regularly to solve geometry problems…
From the comfortable seat of our bodies (and built-in brains), it’s easy to think that consciousness…
Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours...
It was on the edge of Berlin on July 14, 1930, that science and spirituality came together in one of the most intellectually stimulating conversations in history
If you were to stand outside the universe—outside both space and time—and look at your life, you would see your birth, your death and every moment in between laid out as distinct points.
Quantum physics tells us that the state of a subatomic particle can only be known when the state of the particle is measured
Most of my life was spent as a materialist. I regarded physical matter as the basis of reality. From matter emerged biological organisms such as humans, which developed brains, and out of the brain emerged consciousness.
Since childhood I have been fascinated by holograms. The reason was the science fiction movie Star Wars and in 1984 I watched it for the first time.
Over the past century, the total number of physicists has grown exponentially, as has the number of…
It was 18 months ago that I stumbled upon a short video on YouTube talking about the basics of Quantum Field Theory.
The existence of an ether – an all-pervading medium composed of a subtler kind of matter – has been taught by mystic philosophers throughout the ages.
Scientists have discovered a distinct turbulent fluid pattern, surprisingly close to Kolmogorov’s equation, hidden in many of Van Gogh’s paintings.
Time is a contentious topic in physics. Some physicists, such as Julian Barbour, argue that it doesn’t even exist. Others, such as Carlo Rovelli, hold that it arises as a secondary effect of deeper quantum processes.
Quantum particles, the foundation of the universe, are like naughty children playing catch me if you can with scientists in a game with no rules.
It is precisely science that makes the key point shine most brightly: the point that there is a fundamental respect in which ultimate intrinsic nature of the stuff of the universe is unknown to us — except insofar as it is consciousness.
Is math an invention of the human brain? Or does math exist in some abstract world, with humans merely discovering its truths? The debate has been raging since the time of the ancient Greeks.
Physicist Neils Bohr once said, “Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.”…
In a conversation from SAND Italy, Mauro Bergonzi and Shantena Sabbadini discuss how the scientific…
Philosophers, biologists, and barroom thinkers have all pondered one of the greatest mysteries of our…
Quantum mechanics is known for its strangeness, from cats being dead and alive at the same time, to…
String theory permits a “landscape” of possible universes, surrounded by a “swampland” of logically…
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There's something beautiful about being together with a group of people whose main interest is understanding…
Mathematics is abstract, symbolic, structured and precise. It is true everywhere and always and mathematical…
When it comes to scientific fields, physics is one of the most ambitious.
The Hebrew bible opens with the following passage in the book of Genesis: In the beginning God created…
“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may…
Time and space are one of the greatest conundrums of both science and philosophy, and have been so since…
Neil Theise, practicing pathologist and leading stem-cell researcher, explores the nature of consciousness…
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If you thought that the quantum phenomena of particles being “entangled” across vast distances of space was strange, that’s nothing.
Humans are the only creature on Earth to have left the planet, trading our comfortable terrestrial existence…
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