The Reference Frame
Our stringy Universe from a conservative viewpoint
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Ways to discover matrix string theory
...more precisely screwing string theory... The 5,250+ TRF blog entries discuss various topics, mostly scientific ones, including minor a...
President is right to veto Martin Putna's professorship
What is the most intensely discussed event in the Czech news these days? Czech president Miloš Zem...
Friday, May 17, 2013
William Happer on CNBC
Things have improved a little bit in the attitude of the media to the climate debate. Click here if you don't see a proper video ab...
String theory = Bayesian inference?
The following paper by Jonathan Heckman of Harvard is either wrong, or trivial, or revolutionary: Statistical Inference and String Theory ...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Valtr Komárek: 1930-2013
U.S.: As predicted and discussed on TRF exactly 3 months ago , Ernest Moniz became the new U.S. secretary of energy. Valtr Komárek died t...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Novim Group: "Just Science" AGW app
Paul O. helped me to possess an iPod Touch, because of my modest contributions to his Our Climate app. I have downloaded about 500 applicat...
Richard Dawid: String Theory and the Scientific Method
Richard Dawid is a philosopher of science who was trained as a high-energy theoretical physicist and his new book that you may pre-order – i...
Sunday, May 12, 2013
IRS was used to intimidate political opposition in the U.S.
During my decade in the U.S., my tax returns got audited at least twice – both of them had to be fixed when I was already back in Europe and...
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Feynman, Schwarzschild: anniversaries
Richard Feynman would celebrate his 95th birthday today. BBC2 on Sunday: The Fantastic Mr Feynman...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Why we should work hard to raise the CO
Many texts about the climate and related issues are highly, boringly repetitive. I believe that a typical person who regularly follows the r...
In the honor of the heterotic string
Heterosis or the hybrid vigor or outbreeding enhancement is the lucky event (and an important component of Darwin's evolution) in which...
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Nassim Haramein: science as religion
It is the second time when I was contacted by someone who seems to be a fan of Nassim Haramein. Who...
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Short questions often require long answers and proofs
Several debaters as well as complexity theorist Boaz Barak religiously worship their belief that it...
Monday, May 06, 2013
Comparing the depth of the millennium problems
The Riemann Hypothesis is probably the deepest one In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute offered 7 times $1,000,000 for the proofs of th...
Saturday, May 04, 2013
Aaronson's anthropic dilemmas
This text has been expanded and covers the rest of the book... Originally posted on May 1st If you read my previous observations on Scott ...
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