Author Topic: Lawrence Krauss - Cosmic Natural Selection: Darwin Day Lecture 2017  (Read 1050 times)

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This lecture really took off for me about 30 minutes in, around the point Prof. Krauss was explaining how Maxwell had calculated the rate of electromagnetic propagation, based on the both the measurement of the strength of two electric charges and the measurement of the strength of the force between two magnets; the speed of this propagation calculated by Maxwell being the speed of light!

A lot of good stuff. (Some audio issues early on eventually get ironed out.)


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Re: Lawrence Krauss - Cosmic Natural Selection: Darwin Day Lecture 2017
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2017, 07:23:51 AM »
Darwin gets his own day?

You people are on thin ice.
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