6 min read · 334 saves · 2020-03-04 · Kevin Hartnett · Computer scientists established a new boundary on computationally verifiable knowledge. In doing so, they solved major open problems in quantum mechanics and pure mathematics.
~12 min read · 266 saves · 2020-04-07 · Natalie Wolchover · The laws of physics imply that the passage of time is an illusion. To avoid this conclusion, we might have to rethink the reality of infinitely precise numbers.
2 min read · 78 saves · 2020-03-30 · Charlie Wood · Three progressively heavier copies of each type of matter particle exist, and no one knows why. A new paper by Steven Weinberg takes a stab at explaining the pattern.
~20 min read · 543 saves · 2020-02-24 · For over six years now, I've been studying mathematics on my own in my spare time - working my way through books, exercises, and online courses. In this post I'll share what books and resources I've…