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

LOG#221. Kepler+Cosmic speeds.

Hi, there! Today some Kepler third law stuff plus cosmic speed calculations and formulae. Cosmic speed sounds cool…But first… From High School, you surely calculated how fast is  A PLANET moving around the sun (or any star, indeed). To simplify … Continue reading

LOG#220. Higgs&Symmetries.

    Why the leaves are green? Why the sky is blue? Why diamonds are hard? The Quantum Mechanics can indeed answer those questions, and even more subtle questions. The Standard Model (SM) is the frontier in our knowledge of … Continue reading

LOG#219. Stranger Planck things.

“(…)Suzie, what is the Planck constante value?(…)” Nice to see the quantum fundamental constant in any series, but only shallowly. The rest was awful Science, and I guess bad advisors (or even null advisors) where considered to the big scientific … Continue reading