Free will has long been an issue on my mind. Although I am not into psychology or neuroscience I approached it in a logical/abstract way. It became apparent to me that there is no such thing as ‘free will’. The manifestations of our thoughts, our actions, which we tend to base upon free will, seem […]
Just came back from the summer school Autonomous Micro Aerial Vehicles: Design, Perception, and Control held at ATH Zurich and organized by the EC FP7 project “sFly” (FP7-231855). A great experience and a chance to meet people and take a look at what is the state-of-the-art in small flying robots. With very important speakers like […]
This is how kids can do electrical circuits just by playing with dough. Here it is… the squishy circuits project page, with recipes of conductive and insulating dough along with example circuits and project videos.
Just returned from my first TEDx Thessaloniki event (although a regular online visitor to TED). The event’s site is here. Have you ever wondered why not? then you are probably a TEDx-ster. This is what TEDx Thessaloniki was about. The event was held at the Olympion Cinema at the center of Thessaloniki (Aristotle Square) and […]
From Planck length (10-35 m, 10-11 yoctometers) at the scale of quantum foam or the strings to the estimated size of the Universe (930 Yottameters, 93×109 light years, 9.3×1026 m)… Take a look at the video: Or check it out here: The Scale of the Universe Or get the iOS app: The Scale of the […]
Ξεκίνησε η σειρά πειραμάτων στο νέο υπερ-επιταχυντή σωματιδίων στο CERN που μπορεί να δώσει κάποιες περισσότερες ενδείξεις για το ποιά από τις σύγχρονες θεωρίες της φυσικής μπορεί να είναι πιο κοντά στην αλήθεια. Ο επιταχυντής έχει λάβει την ονομασία Large Hadron Collider (αναφέρεται συνήθως με τα αρχικά του — LHC) και ονομάζεται έτσι γιατί έχει […]