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 Hubble constant: 5 sigma separation between 67 and 73 (km/s)/Mpc
 NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions
 Current state of quantum computing (2019)
 On the emergence of space and time
 Few reminders about quantum teleportation
 Few stats about Turkish Economy and Society
 Wonderful Art of Angela Gonzales 19671998
 Recent discussions on dark energy
 Durability of Metals from Archaeological Objects
 Can you explain why the diameter of the observable universe is 93 billion lightyears?
 Ananda Purnima 2019
 Chuck Lorre’s Big Bang Theory Vanity Cards
 An alternative, very short, interpretation of Tao Te Ching
 Life is systaltic
 How many books in major libraries?
 Guest Post by Raymond Bates on Unity of Intelligence
 Unity of Intelligence
 Best Explanations of Renormalization in Quantum Field Theory
 J. Robert Oppenheimer’s Interview
 Quantum Computing Review Article by John Preskill
 2019 update on the location of the magnetic north pole
 Lunar Night
 CERN FCC (Future Circular Collider) Design Reports
 Michael Atiyah (19292019)
 Kandilli
 No need to be confused
 Biomass distribution
 Jagdish Mehra (19312008)
 Shebi Arus 2018 (745’th commemoration)
 Kolmogorov Complexity
 Live video feeds from ISS
 CERN LHC Long Shutdown 2 (LS2)
 Antiphoton, antineutrino
 Earth’s hum
 Microcausality
 New upper limit for electron EDM
 Atiyah lecture at 2018 Heidelberg Laureate Forum
 3 No’s of Quantum Physics
 Luigi Luca CavalliSforza
 Frank Wilczek corrects a misunderstanding
 Fractional Spin
 Chris Quigg’s Summary of the Evolution of Particle Physics
 Free version of the Feynman Lectures on Physics
 Huge amount of water in Earth’s mantle (2)
 Final reports from the Planck Cosmic Microwave Background Measurements
 The Centennial of Julian Schwinger
 Where were we?
 Fog
 Carmel
 Causal emergence, downward causation, and more…
 Few comments on the pratityasamutpada concept
 Word clouds
 Etymology of elementary particle names
 On the concept of scalar field
 Is there a particle that interacts with muons but not electrons?
 Updated links: LHC (Large Hadron Collider) operation
 Testing Google Neural Machine Translation (Turkish to English)
 Ernst Mach
 A rare good news from Middle East: SESAME opens
 China’s Noah’s Ark
 Polyakov classic: Confinement and Liberation
 1933 New Yorker articles on Einstein
 Muon g2 mystery
 Most watched physics videos (compiled by TrueSciPhi)
 Story of how Feynman tried to get rid of fields but couldn’t
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 2017 Oppenheimer Lecture by John Preskill on Quantum Computing
 You know, it would be sufficient to really understand the electron
 How long does it take to reach the bottom?
 Primordial qubit network perspective
 On the photonphoton interaction
 The Legacy of the Tevatron by S.D. Holmes and V.D. Shiltsev
 In 4 space dimensions all knots can be unraveled
 Stanford
 A profile of Roger Penrose by Philip Ball
 Updates (February 2017)
 Sounds of Aya Sophia
 EDGE 2017 question and 206 responses by invited contributors
 Update on how Earth’s magnetic field is changing
 John Hagelin’s “Restructuring Physics” article from 1989
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 Reflections on this anniversary of Shebi Arus (2016)
 Cartoon guide to quantum computing by Scott Aaronson and Zach Weinersmith
 Qubit
 Book bunker below Bryant Park
 Unsolved problems in physics
 Nobel Prizes for Accelerator/Beam Physics
 A guide to Richard Gauthier’s Electron Models
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 Updates (November 2016)
 L.V. Lorenz and H.A. Lorentz
 Edward Witten’s 2014 Kyoto Prize commemorative lecture
 Geometrical versus Topological
 Super performance of the Large Hadron Collider in 2016
 Fourth type of neutrino has never been observed
 Guest Post by Raymond Bates on Panpsychism
 Few comments on Horgan’s bunkbashing diatribe
 Roger Penrose’s latest book: Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy
 Atiyah lecture at 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum
 Matthew Buckley’s particle physics tutorial articles at Boston Review
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Category Archives: statistics
Few stats about Turkish Economy and Society
The Turkish Statistics Institute provides a lot of data about Turkish economy and society. You can use the English version or the Turkish version of their website. They provide Excel spreadsheets. You have to do some work to extract the … Continue reading
Posted in society, statistics
Tagged Statistics, Turkey, Turkish society
Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)
I was born in Türkiye to Turkish parents and spent my formative years there until I moved to the United States to pursue a PhD degree in Physics. I never returned to Türkiye to work and live there but I … Continue reading
Posted in statistics, Turkish
Tagged Statistics, Turkish Statistical Institute
Bayesian probability and statistics: resources
Prediction is very hard. We have no choice but to use the past events to make a prediction about the future events. If you can detect a trend or cycle then the job gets easier but sometimes there is neither … Continue reading
Posted in probability, science, statistics
Tagged Bayesian probability, Bayesian statistics, Probability, Statistics
Difference between correlation and causation
This is the first article in my “causality” series. Please see the index for a list of the other posts in this series. In my day job I deal with probability and statistics. I use words like correlation, standard error … Continue reading
Posted in physics, probability, science, statistics
Tagged Causality, causation, correlation, economics, physics, Probability, science, Social Sciences, Statistics
Coupling between past and future
Prediction is the hardest intellectual problem. It seems that we need to know everything about the Cosmos to predict the future accurately. I am not sure that even omniscience is enough because there is an intrinsic uncertainty in the Cosmos. … Continue reading