The Cell is Like Tron!

By Sean Carroll | September 29, 2006 8:43 pm

At least that’s the impression I got from this quite spectacular animation. (Via Shtetl-Optimized.)

Admittedly, real biological molecules would be quite a bit more densely packed. Either that, or there’s an awful lot of spooky-action-at-a-distance going on inside cells.

After you’re done being amazed, you could do worse than check out the lecture notes for Scott Aaronson’s class, Quantum Computing Since Democritus. And when you’re done with those, here are some videos of Feynman lecturing on QED in New Zealand. (Thanks to Ed Copeland for reminding me of these.)

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About Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research interests include theoretical aspects of cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. His most recent book is The Particle at the End of the Universe, about the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson. Here are some of his favorite blog posts, home page, and email: carroll [at] cosmicvariance.com .

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