Etiqueta: physics

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Why is the sea blue?

When a large quantity of water is observed, as happens in the sea, we notice a blue color that can vary depending on the mass of water we are observing. Professor Inmaculada Pascual Villalobos explains why.

Violent universe

We see the sky and admire its regularity and stability, its apparent immutability. We have always done so; it does not come as a surprise, since humans have always been startled by any change in the sky, associating it with omens or the mood swings of gods. At that time, they might call these changes «new stars», even if they were, for example, a supernova explosion, as in the case of Tycho’s supernova in the sixteenth century.

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Interview with Juan Fuster

Parlem amb Juan Fuster sobre els aspectes més destacats de la física de partícules i sobre l’enteniment entre els científics i els periodistes, una relació que considera necessària.

Interview with Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek (New York, 1951) is a rather unconventional individual. To begin with, his outfit does not fit –a hat and tie together with trainers– and this impression is proven true during the conversation, during which, for instance, he refers to «funny electrons» and takes

Time and (a)symmetry

I must confess it: Physics has always filled me with a feeling of respect. I would be lying if I did not admit that thinking about some of its mysteries has tormented me more than once.  That is how I was warned at high school by

Times does not exist

The sense we have of the world is build up with four dimensions, three of them are spatial and one is temporal. In effect, our brains perceive, through our sensorium, bodies of three dimensions that evolve over time. We can imagine worlds of less dimensions,

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Interview with Peter Higgs

To invent: find, discover, by dint of study or wit, something new or previously unknown. For my generation, the word inventor calls to mind bygone days, conjuring up images of great men of science like Gutenberg, Galileo, Newton, Niepce, Graham Bell or Edison busy with