March 15, 2008

Why the poles are awesome & I must visit someday

Because, for some reason, science fiction seems to happen there FOR REAL. Tell me this doesn’t read exactly like something out of Astounding Stories from 50 years ago.

And pictures like these? It’s like the best of Spielberg and John Carpenter combined.

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Using video games to understand bizarre physics I did a new video for Popular Science: “The Super Mario Multiverse, or: how I learned to stop worrying and understand the many-worlds interpretation