Ever wondered what would happen if you had the nasty fate of falling into a black hole or what you would see happen if you were at a safe distance watching your friend fall in? Well read on and find out…
Prior to 1992 not a single exoplanet was known to exist. Now, here we sit having discovered 3,537 exoplanets in 2,653 planetary systems. Today we explore these strange new worlds.
This post examines the Fermi Paradox which asks the question, where is everyone in this vast universe? Why have we received no signs of extraterrestrial life when we scour the night skies?… Where are all the aliens?
What is the basis of human belief regarding the existence of independent objects? When it comes to the sciences the basis is usually that classic (yet often misused) word ‘proof’ … but what is it that constitutes proof in the scientific world?
Complexity is the study of the new phenomena which emerge from a collection of interacting objects. In this post we examine complexity in Physics where complex patters arise from relativity simple interactions.
The multiverse – a key ingredient to many a sci-fi film, however the topic has now become a fairly serious area of thought in theoretical physics. Could our universe just be one bubble in the multiverse?
Special Relativity brought about a wide range of insights into the nature of reality including time dilation, a universal speed limit for light and the relativity of simultaneity. It is the latter and its implications that shall interest us today.
Today we talk about SpaceX’s plans to send humans to Mars and make us an interplanetary species. I write this post after attending Elon Musk’s talk at the 2016 International Aeronautical Congress in Mexico.
Today we move to the vast and wonderful field of cosmology. In cosmology a horizon is a dividing surface between regions that are in causal contact. If particles are in […]
The probability wavefunction; a creature whose characteristics propose the existence of simultaneously dead and alive cats, observational dependent existence, and other hard to swallow quantum truths, may have collapsed- indefinitely. […]