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Ken Ziebarth
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An interview with theoretical physicist Lee Smolin.
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Phys.org: Scientists see ripples of a particle-separating wave in primordial plasma. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw3ceQhSA
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Phys.org: Quantum Cheshire Cat effect may be explained by standard quantum mechanics. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwtPOQhSA
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Abstract: A new class of solutions to the electroweak hierarchy problem is presented that does not require either weak scale dynamics or anthropics. Dynamical evolution during the early universe drives the Higgs mass to a value much smaller than the cutoff. The simplest model has the particle ...
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How one of the first tests of special relativity might lead to the greatest particle accelerator of all-time.
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+Lisette Oropesa​ on the front of the San Francisco Opera. Clearly the same costume as Santa Fe, is it the same production? I'll be there in a couple of weeks to see. With Kate Lindsay as well, I can hardly wait!
 
A view of the front, from across the street
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The Independent: Reality doesn’t exist until you look at it, pioneering quantum physics experiment finds. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw1_K3_hI
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If String Theory has nothing to do with reality, what are our options?
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New theoretical work on the holographic principle is interesting, but the universe is still not a hologram.
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Are scientists finally on the brink of understanding where proton spin comes from? http://phys.org/news/2015-06-scientists-brink-proton.html
For nearly three decades, physicists have been unable to answer a seemingly simple question: where does proton spin come from?
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Retired
Employment
  • Retired
    in Boulder, present
  • Boulder County
    Land Use Planner, 1978 - 2009
  • Boulder County
    Land Use GIS Manager, 1990 - 2009
  • Boulder County
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Boulder
Previously
Bozeman - Miles City - Calgary
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Grandfather, Opera Fan, Model Railroader, Hiker, Geographer, Recovering Astrophysicist
Introduction
Retired GIS Professional, Grandfather, Opera Fan, Model Railroader, Hiker, Recovering Astrophysicist.
Married to Charlotte Ziebarth, Digital Textile Artist, 49+ years!
Lucky to live in Boulder, Colorado
 
Grew up(?) in Miles City, Montana.  Custer County High School, Class of 1960.
Undergraduate:  Montana State University (then College), Bozeman, 1960-1965.  BS Physics
Graduate:  University of Colorado, 1965-1970. 
  PhD Astrophysics
Graduate:  University of Calgary, 1974-1976.
  M Environmental Design
 
Employed in Boulder County Land Use Department 1978-2009.
 
Major retirement interests:
Opera (the theatrical/musical kind)
Model Railroading
Cosmology, Particle Physics
Education
  • Montana State University - Bozeman
    BS General Studies/Physics, 1960 - 1965
  • University of Calgary
    MEDes Environmental Science, 1974 - 1976
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
    PhD Astrophysics, 1965 - 1970
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