Cross Talk: Physics Edition

Cross Talk is a regular feature, highlighting three to seven items on some discipline taught at the college. We should all know more about what our colleagues know, teach, and love. Lifelong learning, blah, blah, blah, and all that jazz.

Ahhh, science, source of poetry and blinding light. Not only that, but apparently, contrary to previous reports math is optional–if the Wall Street Journal says it, then it must be true!

~Cutting edge physics is really, really, really weird;

~And here’s another thing I don’t understand–a jewel at the heart of quantum physics;

~Now with teleportation!

~Meet Lisa Randle, the first woman, tenured, theoretical physicist at Harvard and awesome scientist;

~Science suggests an alternative to Naturalism (yes, that is paradoxical AND philosophical);

~And time is still a problem, even for physicists;

~More weirdness. Even weirder;