LOG#231. Statistical tools.

Subject today: errors. And we will review formulae to handle them with experimental data. Errors can be generally speaking: 1st. Random. Due to imperfections of measurements or intrinsically random sources. 2st. Systematic. Due to the procedures used to measure or … Continue reading

LOG#230. Spacetime as Matrix.

Surprise! Double post today! Happy? Let me introduce you to some abstract uncommon representations for spacetime. You know we usually represent spacetime as “points” in certain manifold, and we usually associate points to vectors, or directed segments, as , in … Continue reading

LOG#229. Mars organics.

Hi, there. Short post today ignites a new category post. Life and Chemistry. The search of life outside Earth, and beyond, is a goal for the current and forthcoming centuries (provided we are not extincted). First targets for life searches … Continue reading

LOG#228. The scientific method.

What is the scientific method? There are many definitions out there, but I am providing mine, the one I explain to my students, in this short post. SCIENTIFIC METHOD (Definition, not unique) A (cyclic) method/procedure to gather/organize, check (verify or … Continue reading

LOG#227. Cosmic energy.

Short post number two! Surprise! Have you ever wondered what is the cosmic energy of the Universe? Well, giving up certain General Relativity issues related to the notion of energy in local sense, there is indeed a global notion of … Continue reading

LOG#226. Higgs vs. lambda.

Hi, there. Short post today! The dark energy mystery, a.k.a., the cosmological constant problem or why the observed vacuum energy is to tiny is a big problem with no consensus solution yet. The Standard Model Higgs potential can be written … Continue reading

LOG#225. QCD: the matrices.

Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). The theory I learned that explains the nuclei as a teenager, i.e, the theory what explained why nuclei were not ripped off away due to nuclear forces. Strong nuclear forces (weak nuclear forces are the cause of … Continue reading

LOG#224. Vis tenebris.

What is dark energy? Where does it come from? Is it constant? Is it a quantum field? Is it vacuum energy? Nobody knows what is the 70% of the Universe! In the beginning of Physics as Science, Aristotle himself introduced … Continue reading

LOG#223. Pi-logy.

Hi, there. Today some retarded Pi-day celebration equations (there is a longer version of this, that I wish I could publish next year). Some numbers and estimates for pi-related equations: 1st. Hawking radiation temperature (Schwarzschild’s 4d black hole case). (1) … Continue reading

LOG#222. The New SI.

By the time we will find new physics, we have already redefined the SI in terms of base units and fundamental constants. The definition of the new SI is the next one: the SI is the system in which the … Continue reading