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posted a Quick Tip about How Hippies Saved Physics. November 28, 2011
posted in Supercontents
How Hippies Saved Physics
Does anyone have any insights into Bell's Theorem as described in the review on   How Hippies Saved Physics? (Supercontents Website)      http://www.lunch.com/DrJosephSMaresca/review...i …
reviewed How Hippies Saved Physics. November 20, 2011
How Hippies Saved Physics
How Hippies Saved Physics is an unconventional   approach to quantum theories in physics during the 1970s.   This curious group of physicists in Berkeley, California,   called …
reviewed How Hippies Saved Physics. November 20, 2011
posted in Supercontents
How Hippies Saved Physics
How Hippies Saved Physics is an unconventional   approach to quantum theories in physics during the 1970s.   This curious group of physicists in Berkeley, California,   called …
reviewed Komarr. March 28, 2011
Komarr
I am reluctantly writing this review because Komarr is about the 9th book in the Vorkosigan series and thus rather far into it.  The story is sprinkled with references and in jokes from previous …
reviewed The Practice Effect by David Brin. January 30, 2011
The Practice Effect by David Brin
This is a rather tongue in cheek science fiction story.  It is not very serious.  In fact it is quite often hilarious.  The physics in the story is almost certainly impossible anywhere …
reviewed Voyage from Yesteryear. January 05, 2011
Voyage from Yesteryear
   This is a first contact story between humans and well, humans.      All really good science fiction stories create some kind of out of this world conditions which create …
reviewed Exploring the World of Physics. December 08, 2010
Exploring the World of Physics
"Exploring the World of Physics" teaches basic physics within the format of discoveries made throughout history. It included page-long biographies of scientists who made important contributions …
reviewed Farseer Trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer. November 14, 2010
Farseer Trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer
What was your first impression?      This is a science fiction story without humans.  The cover aroused my curiosity.  I wanted to see what the author would do with intelligent …
posted a Quick Tip about A Briefer History of Time. November 05, 2010
A Briefer History of Time
A library must have for any popular science reader interested in the latest theories on cosmology.
reviewed A Briefer History of Time. November 05, 2010
A Briefer History of Time
The title says it all and is probably the best summary of this exciting and entirely accessible popular physics book. A BRIEFER HISTORY OF TIME is both an update on and a more succinct, briefer version …
posted a Quick Tip about 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics. October 08, 2010
2010 Nobel Prize in Physics
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 was awarded jointly to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene." Graphene is a cool two-dimensional …
posted a Quick Tip about Water. August 12, 2010
posted in Earth Watch
Water
It is highly essential for life forms but it can also kills when too much of it invades a city in the form of rains, floods and mudslides. Quite amazing, isn't it?
reviewed Relativity For the Million. June 27, 2010
Relativity for the Million
The late and great Martin Gardner had no peer when it came to explaining mathematics. He could begin with an advanced concept and reduce it to terms that were both understandable and entertaining. Best …
reviewed Random Networks for Communication: Fr.... June 24, 2010
Random Networks for Communication: From
It is more realistic to consider the graphs describing computer networks to be pseudorandom rather than random. In other words, they have an underlying deterministic structure but the outward appearance …
The Edge of Physics: A Journey to Earth's Extremes
This book has good, clear explanations of some complex stuff, including dark matter, dark energy, and various particles. It has interesting discussions of the notion of the multiverse, the Big Bang, and …
reviewed Physics of the Impossible: A Scientif.... January 31, 2010
Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
What do Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan, Isaac Asimov, Lawrence Krauss, Clifford Pickover, Brian Greene, Douglas Hofstadter and Michio Kaku have in common? Aside from being respected physicists, scientists, …
reviewed My Favorite Universe - The Teaching C.... January 01, 2010
My Favorite Universe - The Teaching Company DVDs (The Great Courses)
  Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist and the Director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York, offers a twelve lecture primer on cosmology that is obviously aimed at a public largely uninformed …
reviewed The Dancing Wu Li Masters. December 29, 2009
The Dancing Wu Li Masters
   "Prove that a uniform body with three mutually perpendicular axes of symmetry cannot rotate stably about the axis of intermediate length"       I remember it …
reviewed The Physics of Star Trek. December 17, 2009
The Physics of Star Trek
"The Physics of Star Trek" is a light-hearted, informative, thoroughly entertaining and yet, paradoxically, entirely serious overview of the physics of Star Trek - arguably the longest-running, …
posted a Quick Tip about Nanotech. November 07, 2009
Nanotech
It's the future of the world, I had read. Is it? If it is, what will our world look like in next 5, 10, 20 years? Exciting times!
reviewed Nanotech. September 14, 2009
posted in Business Matters
Nanotech
       It's in the field of Science and I'm no Scientist. It's not a topic I should be reviewing. However it's THE buzzword of the century and the forefront of …
Theories of Everything: The Quest for Ultimate
Barrow opened my eyes to some interesting ideas about the Theories of Everything physicists have been pursuing throughout the 20th century. What if there is no Theory of everything because    1). …
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