Monthly Archives: January 2014

No, Hawking Isn’t Saying There Are No Black Holes

Update (Feb. 15): And even more commentary, in the form of two articles by Matthew Francis. Stephen Hawking says black holes don’t exist? Quantum physics and scientific celebrity. Pulling back the curtain of science | Galileo’s Pendulum Update (Feb. 7): … Continue reading

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The Story of Quarks – Part I

“Three Quarks for Muster Mark!” – James Joyce, Finnigan’s Wake Fifty years ago today, the journal Physics Letters received a paper from Murray Gell-Mann entitled “A Schematic Model of Baryons and Mesons”.1  The brief two page paper introduced the concept of … Continue reading

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