Monday, August 22, 2016

Science & Beyond! (Part 1)

The more I know, the more I realize what I don't know. Bizarre how that works?
I'm taking a break from all the political nonsense and change direction. As I tried to follow the conversations, my thoughts extended beyond my previous understanding and it felt like a feast upon the world of science. I had abandoned science for many years, too many to mention, and recently indulged and enjoyed reuniting with some familiar thoughts on science and beyond.

Einstein Vs. Newton on Space and Time  
Published on Aug 3, 2015
Albert Einstein's theories shook the very foundation of reality, challenging the Newtonian view that space and time are absolute. Science historian David Kaiser and physicist Fay Dowker set the stage for this evolution of understanding about time in this clip from the 2009 World Science Festival program "Time Since Einstein."

Brian Greene Hosts: Reality Since Einstein  
Published on Jul 23, 2015
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein's general theory of relativity, leaders from multiple fields of physics discuss its essential insights, its lingering questions, the latest work it has sparked, and the allied fields of research that have resulted.

Time Since Einstein  
Published on Sep 11, 2014
Albert Einstein shattered previous ideas about time, but left many pivotal questions unanswered: Does time have a beginning? An end? Why does it move in only one direction? Is it real, or something our minds impose on reality? Journalist John Hockenberry leads a distinguished panel, including renowned physicist Sir Roger Penrose and prominent philosopher David Albert, as they explore the nature of time.
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