The most mysterious star in the universe | Tabetha Boyajian

Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is. As astronomer Tabetha Boyajian investigated this perplexing celestial object, a colleague suggested something unusual: Could it be an alien-built megastructure? Such an extraordinary idea … Continue reading The most mysterious star in the universe | Tabetha Boyajian

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Quantum mechanics at the macroscopic scale – Mark Kasevich (SETI Talks 2016)

Quantum mechanics is a foundation of physics, chemistry and materials science. Still, there is an ongoing debate about the emergence of the classical, macroscopic world from the well-understood microscopic world of quantum mechanics. We contribute to this discourse by demonstrating quantum superposition of massive particles at the distance (0.5 m) and time scales (2 s) … Continue reading Quantum mechanics at the macroscopic scale – Mark Kasevich (SETI Talks 2016)

essica Herrin: “Find Your Extraordinary” | Talks at Google

Jessica Herrin, CEO & Founder of Stella & Dot, joins Talks at Google for a Q&A as she discusses her book "Find Your Extraordinary: Dream Bigger, Live Happier, and Achieve Success on Your Own Terms". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnvDiGunyHo   ABOUT THE BOOK What if you could, with a little effort, live an extraordinary life? A life in … Continue reading essica Herrin: “Find Your Extraordinary” | Talks at Google