Biochemist Nick Lane

The biochemist Nick Lane raises a lot of interesting points in this interview with Quanta magazine: https://www.quantamagazine.org/a-biochemists-view-of-lifes-origin-reframes-cancer-and-aging-20220808/ Here is my ...
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Time

We think of time as being a given, a donné, so we don't include it when considering our health. And ...
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Light’s Speed as a 2D Boundary

First, some background from FORBES SCIENCE and MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: https://www.forbes.com/sites/fernandezelizabeth/2020/01/21/could-our-universe-be-2-dimensional-black-holes-offer-a-clue/ SCIENCE Could Our Universe Be 2-Dimensional? Black Holes Offer ...
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Dopamine Looping (Parkinson’s)

In physics we treat the baseline speed of the universe as zero. But the holographic principle was proposed by Nobel ...
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What’s the difference between “boiling” and “un-freezing”? POV

A centerpiece of physics is the importance of the observer. The same thing can look different depending on who is ...
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The Ghost of Plato

In his "Allegory of the Cave," Plato famously dramatizes an idea that has been examined by philosophers for centuries. Is ...
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