The fabric of the cosmos

On 10/21/2012, in Cosmology, Physics, Quantum mechanics, by wouter

“The Fabric of the Cosmos,” a four-hour series based on the book by renowned physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time, and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface […]

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The Elegant universe

On 10/20/2012, in Physics, Quantum mechanics, by wouter

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory is a documentary presented by Brian Greene, which introduces string and superstring theory, and provides a comprehensive though non-technical assessment of the theory and some of its shortcomings. Beginning with a brief consideration of classical physics, which concentrates on the major conflicts in physics, Greene establishes a historical context for string […]

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