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Can Time Be Saved From Physics?
Philosophers, physicists and neuroscientists discuss how our sense of time’s flow might arise through our interactions with external stimuli—despite suggestions from Einstein's relativity that our perception of the passage of time is an illusion.

A devilish new framework of thermodynamics that focuses on how we observe information could help illuminate our understanding of probability and rewrite quantum theory.

Gravity's Residue
An unusual approach to unifying the laws of physics could solve Hawking's black-hole information paradox—and its predicted gravitational "memory effect" could be picked up by LIGO.

Could Mind Forge the Universe?
Objective reality, and the laws of physics themselves, emerge from our observations, according to a new framework that turns what we think of as fundamental on its head.

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

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The FQXi December 28, 2013 Podcast features:
  • The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
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The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
FQXi's Ian Durham begins his round-up of the biggest physics stories of 2013.
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Alien Hunter
Astronomer and FQXi member Sara Seager describes the hunt for signs of life on exoplanets, and receiving a MacArthur genius grant, to reporter Colin Stuart.
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