Tagged: physics

The very far future of the Universe

Future of humanity Years from now Event 10,000 Most probable estimated lifespan of technological civilization, according to Frank Drake‘s original formulation of the Drake equation. 10,000 If globalization trends lead to panmixia, human genetic...

First evidence of the multiverse?

A curious chilly area of space may have been created when a parallel universe crashed into our own, scientists have suggested, the first evidence that we may be part of a multiverse. In 2015, astrophysicists...

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…

Neil deGrasse Tyson on spicy wings

Star Talk host, Hayden Planetarium director, and astrophysicist extraordinaire Neil deGrasse Tyson has a brilliant knack for breaking down big scientific ideas to the masses. But can he keep his facts straight while battling...

Eulers disc

A spinning/rolling disk ultimately comes to rest, and it does so quite abruptly, the final stage of motion being accompanied by a whirring sound of rapidly increasing frequency. As the disk rolls, the point...

Quantum mechanics explained

In day to day life, we intuitively understand how the world works.  Drop a glass and it will smash to the floor.  Push a wagon and it will roll along.  Walk to a wall...

The world’s blackest material

What you’re looking at is a physical object that’s been sprayed with Vantablack – the blackest material known to science. r with Vantablack was invented by British researchers back in 2014, and soon after,...