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Posted on 7 June 2018 | 8:22 am
This week in science history: Alan Turing
CosmosThis week in science history: Alan Turing diesCosmosIn a 2015 conversation with the Washington Post, renowned British physicist Freeman Dyson says: “He invented the idea of software, essentially. It's software that's really the important invention. We had computers before. They were mechanical devices.and more »
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 7:01 am
The Moon Is Making the Days on Earth Longer
Mental FlossThe Moon Is Making the Days on Earth LongerMental FlossThe event was held in conjunction with the National Space Society's annual International Space Development Conference, which featured the likes of theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson, Amazon CEO and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, SpaceX's Tom ...The days are getting longer – but very, very slowlyThe GuardianThank the moon for Earth's lengthening dayUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonProterozoic Milankovitch cycles and the history of the solar system | PNASPNASall 85 news articles »
Posted on 6 June 2018 | 3:43 pm
Wielki mały Dyson - Polityka.pl
Polityka.plWielki mały DysonPolityka.plNazywam się Freeman Dyson. Jestem emerytowanym profesorem fizyki w Institute for Advanced Study w Princeton. Spędziłem swoje życie szczęśliwie, uprawiając naukę, pisząc książki i dbając o dużą rodzinę. Dobrze się bawiłem. Nie dokonałem nigdy ...
Posted on 5 June 2018 | 6:57 am
Email letters: May 31, 2018 - The Grand
Email letters: May 31, 2018The Grand Junction Daily SentinelMy grandparents, farmers, would agree with Freeman Dyson a Democrat that “the really bad times for the environment and the people have been during the cold periods rather than the warm periods” and “the evidence shows that carbon dioxide in the ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2018 | 10:18 am
National Space Society Welcomes Geoff Notkin
Geoff Notkin will be working with luminaries such as Buzz Aldrin, Norman Augustine, Ben Bova, Freeman Dyson, Don Fuqua, John Glenn, Jeff Greason, Janet Ivey, James Lovell, Nichelle Nichols, Harrison Schmitt, Michael Simpson, Gordon Woodcock and Pete Worden ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Neal Stephenson: Exponential Crisis
‘‘I went to the Starship Century conference in San Diego. Freeman Dyson, Robert Zubrin, and Geoff Landis – the whole gang was there. There was a pretty exhaustive survey of all of the ideas people have talked about for going to another star sy
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:38 am
Alien Transit Systems May Be a Giveaway in
Whether it’s worth doing so, however, isn’t quite as clear. “It’s not absurd,” says Freeman Dyson, of the Institute for Advanced Study, who came up with his own outside-the-box SETI strategy in a 1960 Science paper: looking for infrared leakage ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:01 am
A dark conspiracy?
The facility produced designs for most of the arms now in the nation's nuclear arsenal." Other prominent scientists adding their approval, "… include Freeman Dyson of Princeton, Sidney Drell of Stanford and Rush D. Holt, a physicist and former member of ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:42 am
Worst Idea Ever: Dropping Nuclear Bombs
Early in 1966 four of them—chemistry professor Robert Gomer, quantum physicist Steven Weinberg, particle physicist Courtenay Wright, and mathematician Freeman Dyson—decided to look into the the use of nukes in Vietnam for that summer's study.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:59 am