Reasons to Panic about the Hierarchy Problem

This is intended to be kind of a sequel to one of my previous posts, which attempted to convey the vibes surrounding renormalization: the systematic ignorance of physics at small scales. If you read the thing, you may recall that I justified renormalization with the argument that physics at different scales mostly don’t effect each other. Gallileo’s pendulum […]

A Little Patch of Spacetime

Recently there’s been a lot of buzz around the idea that the universe is a big simulation. The idea is pretty out there, right? What if I was to tell you that us humans have been creating universes on computers, taking into account the most fundamental of physics, detailed to some of the smallest length scales that […]