Tuesday, December 31, 2019

My most read blogposts of the decade

  1. The LHC “nightmare scenario” has come true (Aug 6, 2016)

  2. The multiworse is coming (Mar 13, 2018)

  3. Outraged about the Google diversity memo? I want you to think about it. (Aug 9, 2017)

  4. No, physicists have not created “negative mass” (Apr 21, 2017)

  5. A Philosopher Tries to Understand the Black Hole Information Problem (May 11, 2017)

  6. The present phase of stagnation in the foundations of physics is not normal (Nov 19, 2018)

  7. The crisis in physics is not only about physics (Oct 30, 2019)

  8. The Forgotten Solution: Superdeterminism (Jul 28, 2019)

  9. String theory pros and cons [video - no singing!] (Oct 22, 2018)

  10. Dark matter nightmare: What if we are just using the wrong equations? (Oct 16, 2019)

I wish you all a good start into the New Year!


  1. Sabine, you have restored my faith that there is life after bullshit. Thank you for doing this blog! And best luck in the new decade.


  2. Always a pleasure to read your posts. Best wishes to you and yours for the new year!

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  4. Maybe the basis for your next book!

    (Not even still here)

  5. I'm glad you did this. It brought back some pleasant memories and also reminded me of my appreciation for your work on this blog. I'm not physicist enough to comment most of the time but you make me think about science and what it is and how it works. I often recommend posts to others. And like Vincent above, a thanks for the music, too.

  6. "The multiworse is coming"

    Best Title.

    With your blogposts, it's refreshing to see some pragmatism applied in physics, in the spirit of philosophical pragmatism (or so-called neopragmatism actually, of Quine, Rorty, etc.)

  7. Great stuff, "Free will is dead, let’s bury it" was, and still is, my favourite though. Happy New Year:-)

  8. Always a lurker, never commented. Refugee from cosmic ray measurement lab into system software. Your phenomenology is just phenomenal. Thanks for going through through all of this for us, Wonder Woman! Feliz nuevos anos!

  9. Sabine,

    That's a nice body of work right there. Thanks for doing this, and best wishes for the new year.


  10. These is some possible evidence for the so called X17 particle. M = 0 transitions suggest this is a scalar field. As this immediates a nuclear transition there is some plausible reason for this being the axion.

    Keep one's eye on this. It may turn out to be little. However, it does appear as a possible deviation from the standard model.

  11. Welcome to 2020! May the year live up to its name.

  12. Well done, Sabine!

    Please keep writing those wonderful posts.

  13. recommendation from verified user: When I started reading Sabine's blogs I understood about 1% of what the posters were writing. Since then I have doubled my understanding! Keep up the good work.



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