Quantum mysteries. Information. Unity.
No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it’s not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought. New research suggests that two of the quantum world’s most mysterious features, the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality, are simply two sides of a single coin. “The connection between uncertainty […]
Sounds, language, space, hidden knowledge…
Ηave you ever wondered why most natural languages invariably use the same spatial attributes — high versus low — to describe auditory pitch? Or why, throughout the history of musical notation, high notes have been represented high on the staff? According to a team of neuroscientists from Bielefeld University and the Max Planck Institute for […]
Past, present, future…
A smart application for phones, combining photos you take with pictures from the same place from the past. A smart application for phones, teaching philosophy… Photographs of the past, photographs of the present. (1, 2, 3) We walk next to everyone. The past, present, future – ideas in your brain. Next to your car there […]
Soap bubbles, patterns, One, infinite…
Soap bubble storm. (1) Self-repeating patterns are everywhere. The unity of the cosmos cries out its existence in every aspect of the cosmos, in every detail we see. But we are just too reluctant to acknowledge it. The idea seems absurd. Could everything be One? Could we be seeing the same things over and over […]
(Im)Perfection, unity, One…
Perfection is a myth, show 50,000 bacterial generations. When it comes to evolution, there is no such thing as perfection. Even in the simple, unchanging environment of a laboratory flask, bacteria never stop making small tweaks to improve their fitness. (1) But what could be more perfect than an organism which changes constantly but still […]
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