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On the determination of the velocity of an object moving in a fluid on the basis of a single photograph

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April 8, 2018 at 6:55 pm

Posted in Fluid Dynamics, HUMOR

CERN Discovers New Particle Called The FERIR

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CERN has just announced the discovery of a new particle, called the “FERIR”.  This is not a fundamental particle of matter like the Higgs Boson, but an invention of …
Read more at https://yanisvaroufakis.eu/2016/10/01/cern-discovers-new-particle-called-the-ferir-guest-post-by-steve-keen/

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October 1, 2016 at 10:46 am

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Professors vs Jedi

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December 2, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Posted in EDUCATION, HUMOR

Arthur B. McDonald: Neutrinos are like Timbits

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Nobel Prize winner (and Cape Bretoner) Arthur B. McDonald explains his research into neutrino oscillations… using patience and some sugary props

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October 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm

The varying wavelengths of different colors

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September 30, 2014 at 10:00 pm

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The 2014 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

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The 2014 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded on Thursday night, September 18th, 2014 at the 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre. The ceremony was webcast live.

PHYSICS PRIZE [JAPAN]: Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai, for measuring the amount of friction between a shoe and a banana skin, and between a banana skin and the floor, when a person steps on a banana skin that’s on the floor.

REFERENCE: “Frictional Coefficient under Banana Skin,” Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai, Tribology Online 7, no. 3, 2012, pp. 147-151.

WHO ATTENDED THE CEREMONY: Kiyoshi Mabuchi
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September 19, 2014 at 5:25 am

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Stephen Hawking Interview

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June 17, 2014 at 12:19 pm

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Pitch drops again in world’s longest experiment

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April 22, 2014 at 2:57 pm