Even if these are just theories at this point, these are fascinating concepts. Imagine the possibility that all of the natural processes, of different kinds, of different orders of scale and magnitude, can be defined by similar sets of simple rules at a macro level. Consider the concept of “The Arrow of Time”, and how it fits in with the fundamental structure of our universe.
via The Universal Law That Aims Time’s Arrow | Quanta Magazine
A black hole spins!
Watch the video! Young people like Katie Bouman are helping us see things that have never been seen in the past. They have now managed to obtain the first picture of a black hole! This video is from a couple of years back.
via Katie Bouman: How to take a picture of a black hole | TED Talk
PS. I got the link for this video from a friend.
This is fascinating stuff! There is synchronization happening naturally everywhere, and a lot of it is unexpected and non-intuitive, at least for me. And there seem to be mathematical ways to characterize these synchronization processes. There could be ways to harness the power of synchronization.
Caution that the article is a long read.
via Physicists Discover Exotic Patterns of Synchronization | Quanta Magazine
“Thanks to their work, there was a moment in history when neuroscience, psychiatry, computer science, mathematical logic, and artificial intelligence were all one thing, following an idea first glimpsed by Leibniz—that man, machine, number, and mind all use information as a universal currency.”
via Meet Walter Pitts, the Homeless Genius Who Revolutionized Artificial Intelligence