The latest posts tagged with brianSaturday — April 07, 2012
The idea of nothingness is another concept that is embedded into humanity that impacts how we experience the world around us. But is that all nothingness is? Is nothingness just a man-made idea with no real ties to the physical world beyond human perception? Nothingness as an idea has been around since there has been something. However, physicists have recently decided to take nothingness out of the metaphysical realm of thought and apply it to the fabric of physical existence to answer a simple question: Does “nothing” actually exist?
Continue Reading Nothingness—When Philosophy meets the Quantum Realm.
I recommend you all read Brian Greene’s book, The Fabric of the Cosmos, regardless. For now, however, you can check out:
The NOVA Television Series based on the popular book (here)
Recently, NOVA also linked the new TED blog on “The Multiverse in Thee Parts” from Brian Greene’s TED2012 talk. Here’s a snippet:
Superstring theorist and physicist and the co-founder of the World Science Festival, Brian Greene splits his visually rich, action-packed talk into three distinct sections, all in the name of convincing us of the existence of the multiverse, the possibility that way beyond the earth, the milky way, we’ll find that our universe is part of a vast complex of universes we call the multiverse. (Read More)