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Quantum Computing Science

Why is Quantum Mechanics Weird?

In her efforts to demystify quantum mechanics, YouTuber Sabine Hossenfelder, has done quite a few videos on the topic. In this video she explains exactly why quantum mechanics is weird. Is it entanglement or superpositions? Schrödinger’s cats? Not quite, really. But the famous Elitzur-Vaidman Bomb Experiment demonstrates well just why quantum mechanics is weird indeed. […]

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Future Science

Why the Hype Around Hypersonics?

The 21st century is about 20% over and, among the things we were promised, was hypersonic transport. Recently, there’s been a surge of hype around hypersonic technology. Everyone is suddenly talking about hypersonic flight and hypersonic missiles! Is it all just hype? Or will we really see super-fast airplanes in the near future? How much […]

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AI Science Uncategorized

Did AI Solve the Protein Folding Problem?

Sabine Hossenfelder explains what the protein folding problem is, why it’s important, what AI means for biotech, and what the current situation is

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Science

Is Time Real?

It may be too late for Philosophy Friday, but physicist asks Sabine Hossenfelder whether or not time is real.

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