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Jerry Lisantti
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Will Future Generations Prosecute Old Climate Change Deniers?
     I can imagine a future say 2070 where some efforts were made to stop climate change but it was not enough.  But the carbon industry was so strong with its large amounts of money.  Because more money could be made using fossil fuels not enough effort wa...

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Book review: Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang by Steinhardt and Turok
Competition to the inflationary model ,  November 3, 2014 By  Jerry Lisantti Verified Purchase ( What's this? ) This review is from:  Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang -- Rewriting Cosmic History (Paperback) This book is about the ekpyrotic model for th...

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Phase Transitions in the Early Universe
     There is a really nice article in the most recent  Quanta  magazine on phase transitions.  A phase transition is like when liquid water becomes solid water, ice or when liquid water becomes a water vapor, steam.  This got me wondering about all the dif...

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BICEP2 + Planck + Foreground = Good Physics
     The Planck CMB polarization paper came out this week and its results were not good news for the BICEP2 team as shown  here ,  here , and  here . I'd commented on the BICEP2 result earlier  here , Basically saying that this is how science gets done.  No...

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The Question of What is Now?
     One of the cool things about physics is that every now and then a question comes up and it makes you go "what a fascinating topics for physics to look into and I'm surprised I've not heard more about it".  One of those moments happened earlier this yea...

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Quantum Weirdness
     What do I mean by quantum weirdness?  Its the observation of things that cannot be explained with the classical laws of physics and need to be explained or are the results of quantum mechanics that seem odd, strange or just plain weird.  Maybe quantum ...

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Quantum Consciuosness
     No this isn't a post about new age type stuff.  Its about recent posts and meeting about the interface of the quantum world and the classical world and scientists talking about consciousness .      In a previous  post  I talked about a meeting on the f...

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Classical to Quantum Transition/Interface
      Lots of interesting questions pop up when you start to think about what is quantum mechanics telling us about the world,  This has been discussed in many places and us written up and described in many textbooks.  Particularly Modern Physics and Quantu...
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