On this day…in 1900

German physicist Max Planck publishes his groundbreaking study of the effect of radiation on a “blackbody” substance, and the quantum theory of modern physics is born. Through physical experiments, Planck demonstrated that energy, in certain situations, can exhibit characteristics of physical matter. According to theories of classical physics, energy is solely a continuous wave-like phenomenon, … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Interesting discussion at work today when my Boss mentioned single sided paper. This shocked me as from a purely scientific position all paper has two sides and three dimensions, single sided paper therefore breaks all the laws of God and man, it is an impossibility, an abomination and a heresy. As in physics and mathematics, … [Read the full story]