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Did an apple really fall on Newton’s head?
The original post can be found at www.principia.blog Everyone knows that The Principia was based on the inspiration that struck Newton when the apple struck his head, as you can see from the cartoon above. The thought that passed through hi…
Going Deep and Going Broad with Ultracold Atoms
The ultracold atomic physics has now emerged as an interdisciplinary research area between AMO physics and condensed matter physics. Author Hui Zhai discusses the discipline in his new book “Ultracold Atomic Physics”.
What do the data say?
In modern times we experience regular public exchanges of opinion, whether about COVID-19 policies, humanity’s influence on climate, or whether or not the local jail needs replacing. When arguing in the public sphere, opposing sides each frame…