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30th Anniversary of PAC-MAN. Is the Universe a Computer? New Evidence Emerges. I haven’t posted in a while, but this is blog-worthy material.

Is the Universe a Computer? New Evidence Emerges.

I’ve recently become familiar with the thinking of University of Maryland physicist, James Gates Jr. Dr. Gates is working on a branch of physics called supersymmetry. In the process of his work he’s discovered the presence of what appear to resemble a form of computer code, called error correcting codes, embedded within, or resulting from, the equations of supersymmetry that describe fundamental particles. You can read a non-technical description of what Dr. In the article, Gates asks, “How could we discover whether we live inside a Matrix? Gates explains, “This unsuspected connection suggests that these codes may be ubiquitous in nature, and could even be embedded in the essence of reality. Why are these codes hidden in the laws of fundamental particles? If you want to explore further, here is a Youtube video by someone who is interested in popularizing Dr. Now why does this discovery matter?

Eyes on the Solar System. Chess. Hot Violin Girls System of a Down Cover. 10 Strange Things About The Universe. Space The universe can be a very strange place.

10 Strange Things About The Universe

While groundbreaking ideas such as quantum theory, relativity and even the Earth going around the Sun might be commonly accepted now, science still continues to show that the universe contains things you might find it difficult to believe, and even more difficult to get your head around. Theoretically, the lowest temperature that can be achieved is absolute zero, exactly ? 273.15°C, where the motion of all particles stops completely. However, you can never actually cool something to this temperature because, in quantum mechanics, every particle has a minimum energy, called “zero-point energy,” which you cannot get below. One of the properties of a negative-energy vacuum is that light actually travels faster in it than it does in a normal vacuum, something that may one day allow people to travel faster than the speed of light in a kind of negative-energy vacuum bubble.

Relativity of Simultaneity Antimatter Retrocausality. The 25 Best High-Tech Pranks. Everyone loves a good laugh, and in the age of electronics, high-tech hijinks are just waiting to be pulled off.

The 25 Best High-Tech Pranks

So snuggle up to your screen and get ready to unleash all sorts of shenanigans as we present the 25 best high-tech pranks known to man. Our apologies in advance to your friends and co-workers. 1. The Restart Remap We start with one sure to throw off even the most advanced Windows user. 2. While we’re on the topic of system startups, the Windows Startup folder is a fantastic place for fun. 3. A classic computer prank never goes out of style. 4.

There are few things funnier than forcing a friend to insult himself — and Microsoft has made it easy to do just that. 5. While you’re in the Word or Outlook settings, another good place to tamper is the dictionary. Wiki - FAQErrorMessages. If you have a question not listed here, don't post your question here, please use the bugzilla or the mailing list.

Wiki - FAQErrorMessages

Error messages that don't immediately lead to a fatal server error (and the termination of the server) are marked in the log file by a (EE) at the beginning of the line. An error that leads to immediate server termination usually prints the line Fatal server error: followed by some explanation. I keep getting the error message: could not open default font 'fixed' This was once by far the most popular Frequently Asked Question. It should no longer be seen on any recent X server release since the required fonts are now builtin to libXfont. To run X you need at least the font 'fixed' and 'cursor' to display a cursor image and be able to print meaningful error messages.

Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed' When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send the full server output, not just the last messages. There may be different reasons for this: Watch Series Online for free, Full episodes. South Park: HUMANCENTiPAD - Watch Online. The Scale of the Universe. Television - TV without the context. Exciting Links for Boring Days. Star Images View - WIKISKY. Planetarium - Interactive star map and virtual sky. Fractal - Zoom into the Mandelbrot fractal.

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