Leslie Lamport talks about the importance of programming instead of coding, how he developed distributed systems and his favorite algorithm.
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Martin Rees, the University of Cambridge astrophysicist, Astronomer Royal and popular author, discusses how our society can benefit from future science and technology while avoiding potential pitfalls.
On November 16, more than 200 readers joined writers and editors from Quanta Magazine for a panel discussion exploring the latest ideas in fundamental physics, biology and mathematics research.
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The Stanford mathematician Tadashi Tokieda demonstrates one of his physics “toys”: the curious higher and lower notes you hear when tapping a coffee mug with a spoon.
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Valeria Pettorino discusses the prospects of learning about dark energy with the Euclid satellite.
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Stem cell researcher Renee Reijo Pera of Montana State University explains how the timing of developmental events in the early embryo can subtly affect health many years later.
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Tomas Bohr explains the significance of the double-slit experiment in exposing the weirdness of the quantum world.
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Rosaly Lopes explains why it’s worth exploring the huge variety of volcanoes on other worlds.
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