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I'm a post-doctoral researcher with a wide range of interests. My career is in complex systems science (or maybe cybernetics) and the origins of life, but I also have research interests in

  • the foundations of statistical mechanics and its relationship to information theory
  • Earth systems science
  • non-equilibrium thermodynamics in general

I'm also generally interested in the foundations of quantum mechanics and in black holes, though I wouldn't say I'm an expert on those things.

It's probably worth noting that despite the fact that my research is in physics-related areas, all my degrees are in other subjects. If I occasionally seem to start talking in an alien language, this is probably why.


Jun
7
answered Deriving the partition function in MaxEnt
May
7
answered Simplest way to analytically determine whether a claimed heat transfer process obeys the second law of thermodynamics?
Apr
14
answered Causality principle and Entropy (Second Law)
Mar
15
answered Auto spinning turbine generator
Mar
15
answered Help explore a self-feedback camera-monitor chaotic system
Mar
11
answered Chemical reaction A+B$\leftrightarrow$C. Equilibrium VS Non Equilibrium
Mar
5
answered Why is it hard to detect a black hole
Mar
1
answered How can we redirect light from any direction to one direction
Feb
24
asked Simplest example of spontaneous breaking of time reversal symmetry
Feb
17
answered Heat transfer through radiation and its relation with temperature
Feb
15
asked Harvesting hydrogen from a star
Feb
5
answered What is the interpretatation of individual contributions to the Shannon entropy?
Jan
31
answered Is $ds^2$ just a number or is it actually a quantity squared?
Jan
23
answered Why hasn't an exact solution to the Navier-Stokes equations been found?
Jan
21
answered Is there a thermodynamic limit on how efficiently you can solve a Rubik's cube?
Jan
18
asked What is the argument for detailed balance in chemistry?
Dec
30
answered What makes Sun's light travel as parallel beams towards earth?
Dec
25
answered Why do sunbeams diverge even though the sun is much more than a few kilometers away?
Dec
21
asked Why are large scale structures isotropic in the Ising model?
Dec
18
answered Can string theory get rid of randomness in quantum processes?