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Quantum Computing

Brain Really Uses Quantum Effects, New Study Finds

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. When Roger Penrose originally came out with the idea that the human brain uses quantum effects in microtubules and that was the origin of consciousness, many thought the idea was a little crazy. According to a new study, it turns out that Penrose was actually right… about the microtubules […]

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Science

New Superconductor Scandal: What We Know So Far

Last year, Ranga Dias from the University of Rochester in New York claimed he had found a material that was superconducting at room temperature. He has now been accused of research misconduct. This video from Sabine Hossenfelder is a summary of what we know so far.

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Quantum Computing Security

Q-Day Is Coming: Quantum Computers Will Decode National Secrets

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. Some recent headlines have been touting that Q-Day is coming potentially as soon as 2025. What is Q-Day? Well, it’s the day when quantum computers will be able to crack the current encryption protocols that we use on the internet. How big of a threat is Q-Day really? And […]

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Science

Uncovering the Truth: The Alarming Rise of Fraud in the Scientific Community

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. Science has a big problem and it’s been getting rapidly worse in the past two years or so, to no small part because of recent advances in artificial intelligence. Fraudulent papers are getting published more than ever, and the fraudsters are getting increasingly aggressive. In this episode I want […]

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AI Science

Why was Sam Altman fired from OpenAI? 3 Theories

Sabine Hossenfelder talks about the leading theories for why Sam Altman got fired from OpenAI, cosmic rays with HUGE energies, evidence of a an overdue supervolcano eruption near Italy, an exoplanet on which it rains sand, Microsoft’s first AI-chip, why spiral galaxies like the Milky Way are so rare, how climate engineering could save the Antarctic, […]

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Science

Climate Scientist Boasts About Fudging Own Paper

Sabine Hossenfelder talks about a bubble of galaxies, a climate scientist who made his own paper worse, double magic oxygen, a chemical reaction slowed down 100 billion times, Maxwell’s demon in biology, intelligent life on earth, the launch of a new X-ray space mission, drone racing, and of course the telephone will ring.

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