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The quest for a meta-theory of quantum control that could one day explain physical systems, certain biological phenomena—and maybe even politics.

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Is quantum theory or relativity right about the nature of time? Bouncing radar beams off the moons of Jupiter just might help sort things out.

Conjuring a Neutron Star from a Nanowire
Using tiny mechanical devices to create accelerations equivalent to 100 million times the Earth’s gravitational field—mimicking the arena of quantum gravity in the lab.

Inferring the Limits on Reality (that Even the Gods Must Obey)
The fuzziness of the quantum realm could arise from mathematical restrictions on what can ever be known.

The Quantum Thermodynamic Revolution
Combining theories of quantum information with the science of heat and energy transfer could lead to new technologies.

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Complete Podcast
The FQXi December 31, 2013 Podcast features:
  • The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part III
  • Ancient Aliens
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The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part III
FQXi member Ian Durham reveals the top two physics advances of 2013.
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Ancient Aliens
Astronomer Abraham Loeb & biophysicist Dean Astumian discuss the provocative idea that life may have thrived in the cosmos just 15 million years after the big bang--and its implications for the multiverse.
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