Michio Kaku playlist 2. MICHIO KAKU PLAYLIST. Upload Subscription preferences Loading... Working... mai lameze ► Play all by mai lameze 92 videos 361 views Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 Play all Sign in to YouTube Sign in History Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong. That's what a team at Griffith University and the University of Tokyo in Japan did this week, showing that a weird phenomenon — in which the measurement of a particle actually affects its location — is real. Back in the 1920s and 1930s, Albert Einstein said he couldn't support this idea, which he called "spooky action at a distance," in which a particle can be in two places at once and it's not until one measures the state of that particle that it takes a definite position, seemingly with no signal transmitted to it and at a speed faster than light.
When the particle takes its definite position, physicists refer to this as its wave function collapsing. Alice and Bob The phenomenon is demonstrated with a thought experiment in which a light beam is split, with one half going to Alice and the other to Bob. Splitting photons. Terence Tao: Structure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers, UCLA. Why Big Bang Theory is a Misnomer | In Their Own Words. By Michio Kaku First of all, the Big Bang wasn't very big. Second of all, there was no bang.
Third, Big Bang Theory doesn't tell you what banged, when it banged, how it banged. It just said it did bang. So the Big Bang theory in some sense is a total misnomer. We need a theory that goes before the Big Bang, and that's String Theory. Think of two bubbles with a tube connecting these two bubbles and as one bubble fissions from the other bubble, there is this umbilical cord connecting these two universes. In Their Own Words is recorded in Big Think's studio. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. Your Body is a Time Machine | In Their Own Words.
The Origin of Intelligence. By Michio Kaku Michio Kaku: In the entire universe the two greatest scientific mysteries are first of all the origin of the universe itself. And second of all the origin of intelligence. Believe it or not, sitting on our shoulders is the most complex object that Mother Nature has created in the known universe. You have to go at least 24 trillion miles to the nearest star to find a planet that may have life and may have intelligence.
And yet our brain only consumes about 20-30 watts of power and yet it performs calculations better than any large supercomputer. So it’s a mystery. When you look at the brain and all the parts of the brain they don’t seem to make any sense at all. Then we have the center part of the brain going forward and that’s a so-called monkey brain, the mammalian brain. Well, I have a theory of consciousness which tries to wrap it all up together. So think of the consciousness of a thermostat. As humans we are at level 3. Michio Kaku on the Alien Mind. Transcript Michio Kaku: I love to watch science fiction movies but I cringe – I cringe whenever I see a depiction of the aliens. First of all the aliens speak perfect English. Not just British English. They speak perfect American English. And obviously they’re a human inside some kind of monkey suit.
For example, if we take a look at a bat or a dog, the dog’s brain is mainly interested in smells. So a cat sees the universe totally different than we do and yet we impose our thinking on an alien. Think of a safecracker. Michio Kaku on the Science of Dreams. Transcript Michio Kaku: There’s a whole lore about dreaming. In fact, Sigmund Freud wrote a book called The Interpretation of Dreams which many people think is the foundation of psychoanalysis. Well scientists now have looked at Freudian psychology and the brain using all these modern techniques. And first of all we realize that perhaps Sigmund Freud wasn’t totally wrong.
There are many textbooks which simply dismiss Freudian psychology calling it nuts. That is nothing but the sexual fantasies of a repressed Venetian scientist of the last century. But now we realize there’s more to it. And Freud also said there is the ego, the id and the superego, that we are in a constant battle with our desires and our conscious. What is active when you dream is your amygdala. Otherwise we’d be able to carry out all sorts of horrible things and destroy ourselves. Direct. What Travels Faster Than the Speed of Light? By Michio Kaku One frequent question I get is whether we can break the light barrier—because unless we can break the light barrier, the distant stars will always be unreachable. Most textbooks say that nothing can go faster than light, but that statement actually should be qualified: The answer is yes, you can break the light barrier, but not in the way we see in the movies. There are, in fact, several ways to travel faster than light: 1. 2. 3.
But actually this experiment (the EPR experiment) has been done many times, and each time Einstein was wrong. 4. A) compressing the space in front of your and expanding the space behind you, so that you surf on a tidal wave of warped space. In summary, the only viable way of breaking the light barrier may be through General Relativity and the warping of space time. Secret of Quantum Gravity, Singularity, Big Bang and Ekpyrotic Scenario explored in two pages. Alan H. Guth. Cosmology michio kaku. Michio Kaku (2014) "The Future of the Mind" Michio Kaku: What does the future look like? - SSHF. 100 Greatest Discoveries - Physics.