John Preskill's thoughts about his colleague and friend, Stephen Hawking appear in Time Magazine. While his scientific accomplishments alone would suffice to ensure an enduring legacy, Stephen Hawking also became one of the world’s most successful popularizers of science. Stephen firmly believed that the quest for a complete theory of the universe should be accessible [...]
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding. Black Panther premiers on February 16th, Avengers: Infinity War on May 4th, and Ant-Man and the Wasp opens in theaters on July 6, 2018. Fans are anxiously anticipating Ant-Man and the Wasp; here are just a few of the reasons why (from Comicbook.com) : This is the first Marvel [...]
Caltech's EAS publication ENGenious spotlights four faculty members "who [Division Chair] Ravichandran identifies as part of a select group focused on studying the quantum phenomena in exquisite detail, with an eye to bringing that detail to usefulness. The group spans the whole spectrum, from the most basic science to information theory and quantum information theory [...]
The January 30, Physics Today Review Quantum computing advances spur excitement and confusion:Media anticipation heightens, but informed voices counsel patience features recent discussion by John Preskill. This includes his January arXiv paper “Quantum computing in the NISQ era and beyond,” which is based on his keynote address at December’s Quantum Computing for Business conference in Silicon Valley. Photograph of [...]
Spiros Michalakis joined a July Comic Con panel to discuss the science of the animated show, Rick and Morty. Moderated by Kyle Hill, Science Editor of Nerdist, the panel featured the show's creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, with writer Mike McMahan. Not only does [Rick and Morty] play around with what's possible in animation, [...]
In a recent interview with Inverse Entertainment Spiros Michalakis, describes his input as a consultant on the Marvel Cinematic Universe series of films including Ant Man, Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel. He introduced the Marvel team to the idea of a quantum realm “This is a place where the nature of reality changes around you. [...]
Outerplaces Website: Interview with Spiros Michalakis "The Science Behind Marvel's Giant-Man." Learn more here.
Spiros Michalakis is interviewed for Spain's El Mundo: Cine más ciencia: una ecuación que funciona
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