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Metal–organic framework


You can measure how fast any star is spinning (and afterwards estimate its age since older stars spin more slowly) using the Doppler effect. You may have heard the terms “red shift” and “blue shift” used when describing whether a star is moving away from or toward us, respectively. You do this by looking at the spectral lines emitted from the star and measuring how far the wavelength deviates from what is expected. To measure how fast a star is spinning, you measure the width of the spectral line. The wider the line, the faster the star is spinning.


My latest ventures into the signal processing realm… Image restoration…

So Ill throw the link here

Password to link:

YES I wrote it… No its not a final draft its a rough draft after 37 hours no sleep… :stuck_out_tongue:

Note to the mischievous. I have banned most VPN’s… if you abuse my redirect URL or IP… I will ban you


The Kibble Balance and defining base units of measurements using physical constants

In honour of the recent redefinition of the SI.



Is a very small channel, no videos, just playlists
The Quantum Computing playlist had this as the first video

comment on top with almost 500 upvotes
“Will it run Minecraft?”
another comment
“Engineer: AI, are we alone in the universe?
AI: Not anymore.”


Exploiting Correcting Codes: On the Effectiveness of ECC Memory Against Rowhammer Attacks

credit to @thevillageidiot in the Lounge


Activation of immune-inflammatory and oxidative-nitrosative (IO&NS) stress pathways plays a role in major depression (MDD). Evidence suggests that curcumin (500-1000 mg/day), a polyphenol with strong anti-IO&NS properties, may have efficacy either as monotherapy or as an adjunctive treatment for depression. Further controlled trials with extended treatment periods (> 8 weeks) and higher curcumin doses are warranted. This 12-week study was carried out to examine the effects of adjunctive curcumin for the treatment of MDD. In this double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 65 participants with MDD were randomized to receive either adjunctive curcumin (increasing dose from 500 to 1500 mg/day) or placebo for 12 weeks. Four weeks after the active treatment phase, a follow-up visit was conducted at week 16. Assessments of the primary, i.e., the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS), and secondary, i.e., the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A), outcome measures were rated at baseline and 2, 4, 8, 12, and 16 weeks later. Curcumin was more efficacious than placebo in improving MADRS scores with significant differences between curcumin and placebo emerging at weeks 12 and 16. The effects of curcumin were more pronounced in males compared to females. There were no statistically significant treatment-emerging adverse effects and no significant effects of curcumin on blood chemistry and ECG measurements. Adjunctive curcumin has significant antidepressant effects in participants with MDD as evidenced by significant benefits occurring 12 and 16 weeks after treatment initiation. Curcumin administration was safe and well-tolerated even when combined with antidepressants. Future trials should include treatment-by-sex interactions to examine putative antidepressant effects of immune-modifying compounds.


Curucumin makes for a powerful antidepressant

cool things

  • Curcumin is an maoi. Now even tho it is, it can be taken with an ssri. Which is different then with most maois . Mixing an maoi with an ssri can lead to seretonin syndrome which can lead to death.

  • no one dropped out of the study… well maybe someone did but it wasn’t included in the report. If no one did it would mean that Curcumin did not cause any bad side effects that were bad enough for someone to drop out of the test.

  • Curcumin is sexist and has better antidepressant results in men then in women.

A while back, I think in 2016 I took about 4 grams of turmeric, the spice that contains curcumin. Bruuuuh. I felt so calm and chilled out and clear headed. It was an amazing feeling. I only took it once tho. And I took it specifically for it’s anti anxiety effects and not for its antidepressant effects which is why I didn’t continually take it.

More info on Curcumin


Gödel's incompleteness theorems

The first incompleteness theorem states that no consistent system of axioms whose theorems can be listed by an effective procedure (i.e., an algorithm) is capable of proving all truths about the arithmetic of the natural numbers. For any such formal system, there will always be statements about the natural numbers that are true, but that are unprovable within the system. The second incompleteness theorem, an extension of the first, shows that the system cannot demonstrate its own consistency.



A Unifying Theory of Dark Energy and Dark Matter

Paper is explained in this video better.

OPs videos…