Tagged: light

Harnessing black holes for energy

The reasons why black holes are such powerful energy sources Not that it’s possible yet anyway, but there’s lots of reasons why visiting a black hole is a very bad idea, and your chances of survival...

About the human eye

The human eye, the organ responsible for the sense of sight, is a very complex structure. We use our vision in almost every activity, so the eye is a most important organ. How vision works...

FTL

A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible. Written and directed by Adam Stern. Starring Ty Olsson, Karin Konoval and Aliyah O’Brien.

Walking in Tokyo Shibuya at night

Shibuya (渋谷) is one of the twenty-three city wards of Tokyo, but often refers to just the popular shopping and entertainment area found around Shibuya Station. In this regard, Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s most colorful...

Why black holes could delete the Universe

A black hole is a region in space where the pulling force of gravity is so strong that light is not able to escape. The strong gravity occurs because matter has been pressed into...

Deep sea nightmare

A Russian trawlerman named Roman Fedortsov has been sharing images of some of the fascinating, peculiar and occasionally nightmarish creatures from the depths that have been turning up in his fishing nets. Fedortsov’s trawler operates...

DLP projector stereolithography 3D printer

In this video Bill, the engineer guy, explains some of the engineering principles underlying the design of a DLP (digital light processing) 3D Printer. The printer featured is an Ember printer, manufactured originally by Autodesk,...

The Universe (by Tim and Eric)

The Universe, Sister Stars, Dark and Massive, The Big Bang, The Little Dipster, The Universe in a Tube, Tittleman’s Crest, Undiscovered Worlds, The Universe as a Hot Dog Bun, etc…