sepdek February 16, 2014

Recently I read an interesting book “The Grand Design” by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. Somewhere at the end of the book there was a reference to the well known game of life by John Conway (1970). Although I knew it was implemented by various researchers and is already available in MATLAB with a demo […]

sepdek July 10, 2011

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 […]

sepdek April 2, 2011

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 […]

sepdek March 8, 2011

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 […]

sepdek September 10, 2008

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 […]