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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.


Apr
8
answered Aside from experimental evidence, is there any reason to model space as Euclidean?
Apr
8
answered Is the sun's solar radiance spectrum matching up with water's absorption spectrum just coincidence?
Apr
2
answered Are there any musical instruments which use resonance tubes with two closed ends?
Apr
1
asked Sun energy production as a function of depth
Mar
30
asked The Lagrangian as a metric
Mar
24
answered Name of unknown effect where liquid moves when placed on a jagged surface
Mar
22
answered Two suns, one moon, and one planet?
Mar
18
answered If I bury a cylinder (top end sealed) in sand, how much force do I need to pull it out?
Mar
18
asked Are the Hamiltonian and Lagrangian always convex functions?
Mar
13
answered Work done by isothermal expansion from two different viewpoints
Mar
9
asked Experimental results regarding non-extensivity in small systems
Mar
8
answered How is this process not quasi-static yet reversible?
Mar
6
answered Is Sound Considered a Subtopic of Physics? What are the SI Units of Sound?
Feb
28
answered How to determine “timelike”-ness without using a coordinate system?
Feb
28
answered The real meaning of time dilation
Feb
27
answered Couder-Fort Oil Bath Experiments and Quantum Entanglement Phenomena
Feb
24
asked Conservation of phase space volume in Rindler space-time
Feb
15
answered Phase space volume and relativity
Feb
14
answered Why is there water coming out of a car’s tail pipe?
Feb
7
answered Is this derivation of Black Hole entropy viable?