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Why It’s Impossible to Tune a Piano

Pianos can’t be perfectly tuned – it’s a mathematical fact! Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minutephysics for supporting MinutePhysics. Equal tempered tuning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal_t… Just Tuning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_in… Harmonics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic Advertisements

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Six Things Everyone Should Know About Quantum Physics

Quantum physics can be intimidating, but if you keep these six key concepts in mind, you should be able to improve your understanding of it. Source: Six Things Everyone Should Know About Quantum Physics

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TED Ed Particles and waves: The central mystery of quantum mechanics – Chad Orzel

One of the most amazing facts in physics is that everything in the universe, from light to electrons to atoms, behaves like both a particle and a wave at the same time. But how did physicists arrive at this mind-boggling … Continue reading

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Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record

  A team at the University of Science and Technology of China packed three qubits into each of six particles to pull off the unprecedented feat. Scientists have just packed 18 qubits — the most basic units of quantum computing … Continue reading

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What Is Reality?

QGR say: “What if the very fabric of space and time was a code, or a language? A team of physicists and mathematicians with Los Angeles based Quantum Gravity Research are developing a first-principles unified quantum gravity theory they call … Continue reading

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The Physics of the Invisible Box Challenge

HUMANS DANCE. IT’S what they do. Everyone always wants to get some cool new dance move. First there was the electric slide. Yeah, that was cool—but then there was the moonwalk. That was reallycool. And now we have the invisible box. OK, … Continue reading

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Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique | Later On

  No author is provided, but this post has some good pointers: With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your kno… Source: Learn Anything … Continue reading

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Why? Because Science.

If you think “science” and “comedy” don’t go together, Thea Beckman urges you to think again — her blog proves that you can laugh while you learn. https://discover.wordpress.com/2015/12/20/why-because-science/

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What is Dark Matter?

To understand Dark Matter, we must first understand gravity. Newton’s law of Gravitation states that any two masses in the universe will attract each other. No matter how far apart, everything that has mass, from a proton to a black hole, … Continue reading

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Tiny dark matter stars would harbour particles that act as one

“You will be assimilated.” In Star Trek, members of the strange and sinister race known as the Borg would utter this threat as if one. Their behaviour could be echoed in space if dark matter exists in a particular form: … Continue reading

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