Archive for July, 2008

Large Hadron Rap

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j50ZssEojtM

Rappin’ about CERN’s Large Hadron Collider! (By Katie McAlpine)

Hans Bethe: Quantum Theory Made Relatively Simple (3 of 3)

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community (near Cornell University). Given by Professor Bethe at age 93, the lectures are presented here as QuickTime videos synchronized with slides of his talking points and archival material. (From Cornell University)

Hans Bethe: Quantum Theory Made Relatively Simple (2 of 3)

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community (near Cornell University). Given by Professor Bethe at age 93, the lectures are presented here as QuickTime videos synchronized with slides of his talking points and archival material. (From Cornell University)

CERN demos giant 3D digital camera

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

http://news.zdnet.com/2422-13568_22-201133.html?tag=nl.e703

At the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, Derek Mathieson, project leader for the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, CERN, shows off the Atlas detector, a six story high, 100-megapixel camera with 100 million data channels. Mathieson explains how the detector uses open-source Java applications to collect data and how grid computing allows the data to be processed. (From ZDNet)

Hans Bethe: Quantum Theory Made Relatively Simple (1 of 3)

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008


IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community (near Cornell University). Given by Professor Bethe at age 93, the lectures are presented here as QuickTime videos synchronized with slides of his talking points and archival material. (From Cornell University)