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May 8, 2014 - November 14, 2014
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Quantum in Context
An untapped resource could provide the magic needed for quantum computation—and perhaps even open the door to time travel.

Spot the Difference to Reveal Exotic Particles
Questioning the symmetrization postulate of quantum mechanics and the notion that electrons are indistinguishable could reveal whether hypothetical new particles exist.

Life's Quantum Crystal Ball
Does the ability to predict the future—perhaps with quantum help—define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?

The Quantum Truth Seeker
Watching particles fly through an interferometer might help to unveil higher-order weirdness behind quantum theory.

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Is the simplest answer always the best? Connecting Medieval monks to computational complexity, using the branch of mathematics known as category theory.


FQXi FORUM: FQXi Video Contest - Spring, 2014
December 20, 2014

Show Me the Physics!

In efforts to encourage discussion about the videos in the contest, we ask that you make all comments on FQXi's website (similar to the Essay Contest, once you are logged in, you can comment on each entry) and not YouTube.

Winners Announced!

Watch the live announcement of the prize winners in FQXi's 1st Video Contest.

You can view the winning videos here.


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Robert Shaw, Chris Shaw

"Mathematical Model of the Heart"

Nidahl Haddad, Madeleine Richter

"Piezoelectricity: A Love Story"

Andrea Ivonne Garza, Pamela Garza

"Having fun no matter what"

Henri Vonn De Roule, Patrick Stephens

"Pop for Physics"

Hans-Ulrich Wolter, H. Knümann, H. Lorenz

"The new explanation of the major relationships in space"

Stephane Durand, Pierre-Marc Gauvin

"Could the Universe have 10 dimensions?"

Adam Washington, Michelle Washington, Andrew Washington

"The Escape - Physics and Fairytales"

zaya benazzo, maurizio benazzo

"The Entanglement of Life "

Amrit Srecko Sorli

"The Physics of NOW"

Julien Clinton Sprott

"Physics of the Wisconsin Idea"

Lucina Melesio Friedman

"The All-There-Is"

Erick Sandoval

"Physics made simple"

Robert L Bender

"The AIR PRESSURE Test!"

Stephen Wilmoth, Dugan Hammock, Gene Bohlmann

"Morphohedron: Perfect geometry is the analogue for the perfect st..."

Raghottam Manoj Sattigeri

"Physics- The Odyssey "

Bimo Santoso

"Vantablack Retro"

michael W muteru

"THE ‘ M’ IN M-THEORY"

Luke Adam Keltner, Amanda Yoho

"The Multiverse in 2:27"

Adam Katcher, Pedro Lisbão , Gino Knodel

"Quantum Harmonies of Gravity"

Colin Hunter, Craig Hennessey, Matthew Johnson

"Putting The Multiverse To The Test"

Monica Audinna Halim, Tanya Gandhi, Ferren Rachiel

"Time Travel: Is It Possible?"

Andrzej Dragan

"Quantum particles"

Andrzej Dragan

"Time dilation"

Andrzej Dragan

"Hierarchy Lost"

Spyridon Michalakis, John Preskill, Jorge Cham

"Quantum Computers Animated"

Jorge Cham, Jonathan Kaufman, Glovebox Science

"Cosmic Inflation Explained"

Jorge Cham, Oskar Painter, Amir Safavi-Naeini

"Doing the Impossible"

Jorge Cham, Jeff Kimble, Chen-Lung Hung

"A Quantum Entanglement"

Norman D. Cook

"Quantum Nucleodynamics"

David Atai, Daniel Bannit

"Creating A MAGNET"

Owen Arliawan, Marvin Setiadi Tanumiharja, John Malt

"How Humpty Dumpty Fell"

James Lyons Walsh, Erica Watson

"Never Bored"

David Goehring, Matt Austin

"Tons of Fun (Physics rap)"

Stephane Durand

"What is Space-Time?"

William De Rocco, Katie Colford

"What is Supersymmetry?"

Mike Blackston, Dan Chase, Max Bright, Simon Gonzalez

"Moment of Inertia, Tumbling Tennis Rackets, and Rotating Rockets"

eva mcclean, Elspeth Bartlet, James Bryant

"Making a difference: physics careers in medicine"

Dagomir Marcin Kaszlikowski

"Seeing Without Looking"

Ian C Harris, Grant Karolich

"Explained: Centripetal Force"

Saad M Sarwana

"Standup Physicist "

Ramona Leigh Taylor

"Air Is Matter"

Robert Fickler, Mario Krenn, Anton Zeilinger

"Real-Time Imaging of Quantum Entanglement "

Maria Violaris

"The Standard Model!"

Shlomo Yao Dunyo, Shlomo Dunyo, Achim Kempf

"What if we could move the sun? | Solar Energy |"

Evan Campbell, Chris Moskowec

"Physics' Big Break"

Victor Andrei Stoica

"A universe in a cup of water "

Victor Lindsay Stepanow

"Do Dice Play God with the Universe"

Sabine Hossenfelder

"I saw the future"

Tejinder Singh

"Does Nature Play Dice?"

Victor Lindsay Stepanow

"Fluid Dynamics"

Joe Fisher, Christine Murphy, Amaris Fisher

"JOE FISHER'S THEOREM OF INERT LIGHT THE MUSICAL"

Andrej Rehak

"acceleration"

Joe Fisher, Christine Murphy, Amaris Fisher

"JOE FISHER'S THEOREM OF INERT LIGHT"

Garrett Lisi, Katie McMillan, Sara Tekula

"The Geometry of Particle Physics"

Pieter Thyssen

"Quantum Immortality"

Victor Lindsay Stepanow

"Out of the Darkness"

Xiangjun Shi, Ana Kim, Sarah Schade, Adam Scherlis

"Penguin Physics?"

Andrew King, Kamna Pruvost

"The Qubit Lab - Photon Codes"

Andrew King, Kamna Pruvost

"The Qubit Lab - Optomechanics"

Andrew King, Kamna Pruvost

"The Qubit Lab - Quantum Magnetometry"

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