A study exploring the coupling between heat and particle currents in a gas of strongly interacting atoms highlights the fundamental role of quantum correlations in transport phenomena, breaks the revered Wiedemann-Franz law, and should open up an experimental route to testing novel ideas for thermoelectric devices. (1) Irregularities between thermal and electrical conductivity. Just an […]
Liquid water is part of our everyday lives and due to its lack of color, taste and smell, it is often assumed to be very simple. On a molecular level the water molecule is indeed very simple, However, when many molecules come together they form a highly complex network of hydrogen bonds. Typically, we consider […]
Optimizing farming. Fractals and global optimums. Balance. Letting go.
Bali’s famous rice terraces, when seen from above, look like colorful mosaics because some farmers plant synchronously, while others plant at different times. The resulting fractal patterns are rare for human-made systems and lead to optimal harvests without global planning. To understand how Balinese rice farmers make their decisions for planting, a team of scientists […]
Star Wars VIII – The last Jedi explained. Allegories. Weird references. Balance.
~ Warning: Potential SPOILERS may be contained! The new Star Wars Episode VIII (8) is finally released. All the fans are out there looking for a room to watch the new part of the saga and they will not be disappointed. The new movie is a quality addition to the Star Wars (SW) universe and […]
Sadness. Happiness. Balance!
Sadness helps you be more accurate, handle details better and be more fair when judging others. (1) Balance in life is crucial. We tend to forget that simple thing, every time we wish for ourselves happiness and ONLY happiness ever after…
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