The Quantum Pontiffs
Author Archives: Pontifex Praeteritorum
Science is slow. You can do things like continue a conversation with yourself (and a few commenters) that started in 2005. Which is what I’m now going to do The below is probably a trivial observation for one of the cardinals, … Continue reading
Walk up to a physicist at a party (we could add a conditional about the amount of beer consumed by the physicist at this point, but that would be redundant, it is a party after all), and say to him or … Continue reading
The College of Cardinals has been in conclave for over a month now and leaks to the public indicate that the cardinals are still stalemated. What does this portend for the world? The end? A new beginning? Only entropy (which … Continue reading
The College of Cardinals continues to meet in conclave. But alas after a week there is only….black smoke.
The Vicar of Randomization hereby informs the readers of this blog that the Quantum Pontiff Dave Bacon XLII has decohered. He further informs the readers of this blog that the entire Quantum Pontiff blog is in Justitium and hopes that … Continue reading
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In 1996 I participated in Caltech‘s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program under the direction of two postdocs, Nicolas Cerf and Chris Adami (their big boss now works the halls of D.C.) The research project I worked on was to try … Continue reading
Summer School on “Quantum Information meets Statistical Mechanics” ======================================================================= ANNOUNCEMENT Summer School on “Quantum Information meets Statistical Mechanics” —- QI&SM 2011 —- Universidad Complutense de Madrid El Escorial (Madrid), Spain 11 – 15 July 2011 http://www.ucm.es/info/giccucm/Escorial2011 ======================================================================= The Summer School … Continue reading