Search FQXi


If you are aware of an interesting new academic paper (that has been published in a peer-reviewed journal or has appeared on the arXiv), a conference talk (at an official professional scientific meeting), an external blog post (by a professional scientist) or a news item (in the mainstream news media), which you think might make an interesting topic for an FQXi blog post, then please contact us at forums@fqxi.org with a link to the original source and a sentence about why you think that the work is worthy of discussion. Please note that we receive many such suggestions and while we endeavour to respond to them, we may not be able to reply to all suggestions.

Please also note that we do not accept unsolicited posts and we cannot review, or open new threads for, unsolicited articles or papers. Requests to review or post such materials will not be answered. If you have your own novel physics theory or model, which you would like to post for further discussion among then FQXi community, then please add them directly to the "Alternative Models of Reality" thread, or to the "Alternative Models of Cosmology" thread. Thank you.

Forum Home
Introduction
Terms of Use

Order posts by:
 chronological order
 most recent first

Posts by the blogger are highlighted in orange; posts by FQXi Members are highlighted in blue.

By using the FQXi Forum, you acknowledge reading and agree to abide by the Terms of Use

 RSS feed | RSS help
RECENT POSTS IN THIS TOPIC

Zeeya Merali: on 12/31/18 at 21:44pm UTC, wrote It’s that time of year again! As 2018 comes to a close, we’re counting...


RECENT FORUM POSTS

Eckard Blumschein: "Georgina, Einstein in 1905 gave a seemingly compelling argument: The time..." in Dissolving Quantum...

Anonymous: "On the side of the ledger for "pixelated", globally discrete quantum..." in Why Time Might Not Be an...

Georgina Woodward: "Eckard, sitting still in a car I am stationary relative to the car (and the..." in Dissolving Quantum...

Eckard Blumschein: "You mentioned a paper "Zeh 2010". I cannot find it in the references you..." in Why Time Might Not Be an...

John Martin: "Associate with senior-level computerized administrators in assembling and..." in Time in Physics & Entropy...

Don Foster: "We are now in the vicinity of January 11th 2019. The essay contest page..." in Defining Information

Leona Halminton: "Thank you for sharing the problem here, I can learn a lot from reading and..." in Defining Information


RECENT ARTICLES
click titles to read articles

Dissolving Quantum Paradoxes
The impossibility of building a perfect clock could help explain away microscale weirdness.

Constructing a Theory of Life
An all-encompassing framework of physics could help to explain the evolution of consciousness, intelligence, and free will.

Usurping Quantum Theory
The search is on for a fundamental framework that allows for even stranger links between particles than quantum theory—which could lead us to a theory of everything.

Fuzzballs v Black Holes
A radical theory replaces the cosmic crunchers with fuzzy quantum spheres, potentially solving the black-hole information paradox and explaining away the Big Bang and the origin of time.

Whose Physics Is It Anyway? Q&A with Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
Why physics and astronomy communities must take diversity issues seriously in order to do good science.


FQXi BLOGS
January 17, 2019

CATEGORY: Blog [back]
TOPIC: 2018: The Physics Year in Review [refresh]
Bookmark and Share
Login or create account to post reply or comment.

FQXi Administrator Zeeya Merali wrote on Dec. 31, 2018 @ 21:44 GMT
iStock/yuriz
It’s that time of year again! As 2018 comes to a close, we’re counting down the highlights (and lowlights) of the year in physics, as chosen by FQXi member and quantum physicist Ian Durham. Listen to tales of exploding labs, Nobel controversies, smashed records, foundational breakthroughs, and enterprising slime mold.

Free Podcast

2018 Year in Physics Review Part 1: We begin our countdown of the top physics stories of the year, as chosen by Ian Durham.



LISTEN:







Go to full podcast

Both parts of the podcast review are now up for you to enjoy. Let us know what we missed, what we should have placed higher, and if you disagree with our picks.

With best wishes for a healthy and happy 2019 from all of us at FQXi!

Free Podcast

2018 Year in Physics Review Part 2: We conclude our countdown of the top physics stories of the year, as chosen by Ian Durham.



LISTEN:







Go to full podcast



Bookmark and Share
this post has been edited by the forum administrator

report post as inappropriate


Login or create account to post reply or comment.

Please enter your e-mail address:
Note: Joining the FQXi mailing list does not give you a login account or constitute membership in the organization.