Quantum Mechanics: the Problem of Superposition

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It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What really happens in a superposition—the peculiar circumstance in which particles seem to be in two or more places or states at once? Now, in a Read the rest

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power – Review

My wife and I attended an event last night at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, featuring a screening of the new film and an appearance by Al Gore, who gave in an interview and update of what’s been happening … Read the rest

Albert Einstein: The Negro Question (1946)

LJ_36AALBERT EINSTEIN: THE NEGRO QUESTION (1946)

I am writing as one who has lived among you in America only a little more than ten years. And I am writing seriously and warningly. Many readers may ask:

“What right has he

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It is Truly Genius…

Mezzanine_389.jpg.crop.456x256Stephen Hawking’s Machine of Life, part of the Genius Series on PBS.  The question of life and its origins is one of the most closely examined issues in history. Are we alone in the universe? How likely is it that … Read the rest