Category Archives: Music

A Musical Score on Particles?

Schema created by Vicinanza with an example bubble chamber particle track, which has been converted into a melody and then orchestrated as music. Image courtesy Domenico Vicinanza. Positrons – antiparticles of electrons, a trillionth of a meter in size – … Continue reading

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Music of Hemispheres

Hearing Colors, Tasting Shapes By Vilayanur S. Ramachandran and Edward M. Hubbard Modern scientists have known about synesthesia since 1880, when Francis Galton, a cousin of Charles Darwin, published a paper in Nature on the phenomenon. But most have brushed … Continue reading

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PLATO:Mathematician or Mystic ?

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty, a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure, and … Continue reading

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Understanding the Tonal

Sir Isaac Newton So, you have your units, and the powers of ten? Distances shorter than 1 µm 1 micrometre (micron)Items with lengths between 1-10 µm (microns)1.55 µm — wavelength of light used in optical fibre6 µm — anthrax spore6-8 … Continue reading

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Raphael the Painter

By ‘dilating’ and ‘expanding’ the scope of our attention we not only discover that ‘form is emptiness’ (the donut has a hole), but also that ’emptiness is form’ (objects precipitate out of the larger ‘space’) – to use Buddhist terminology. … Continue reading

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CNO and the Law of Octaves

“String theory—the hot topic in physics for the past 20 years—is a dead-end, says Smolin, one of the founders of Canada’s Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics and himself a lapsed string theorist. In fact, he (and others) argue convincingly, string … Continue reading

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Quantum Hall Effect

This article below was set in motion by Stefan’s article,”Pencils, Black Holes, and the Klein Paradox”, at Backreaction. B will have to offer her perspective on the blackhole analogy. I offer mine.:) The fractional quantum Hall effect continues to be … Continue reading

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Gold and Fool’s Gold

Gold Perhaps the highest density known is reached in neutron star matter (see neutronium). The singularity at the centre of a black hole, according to general relativity, does not have any volume, so its density is undefined. The most dense … Continue reading

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Carl Jung’s Symbolical Nature?

The mandala can also be an image of eternity cycling through time and as such images soul’s and Nature’s circular journeys, as they are reflected in, for example, the Native American Medicine Wheel, in seasonal, rebirth and karmic cycles, in … Continue reading

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Foundational Perspectives

Do I work in construction, of course not. But I like models we develope. How we go about building them. While I may have developed them in my own mental and physical life, this entry, is about what the youth … Continue reading

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