# Looking to the Horizon

A post about the Event Horizon Telescope and its recent efforts to capture the first ever image of the Black Hole at the center of our galaxy.

A post about the Event Horizon Telescope and its recent efforts to capture the first ever image of the Black Hole at the center of our galaxy.

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A brief introduction to the biggest contender for a unified theory – a 2000 word introduction to string theory requiring no mathematics.

The life of a star is brilliant, furious and explosive. Today we will recount the journeys of the different types of stars, from birth until death.

A brief introduction to the weird world of quantum computing. Learn how a small number of quibits can quickly transform into something wonderfully complex.

A brief introduction to the increasingly important world of neutrino physics. The little stuff is shy, mysterious but fundamentally the material from which reality is constructed. Shall we?

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Today I intend to present an elegant piece of mathematics which through it’s simplicity can give insight into seemingly disordered systems, along with producing imagery that looks more like a magic eye than mathematics.

A post which explores whether we could be just a brain in a vat whose experience is simulated. We explore ideas of the senses, dreams and the matrix.