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Explaining Relativity

General relativity is one of the principle theories of modern science, but one that is also hard to grasp at first. The problem is that the effects of relativity are only felt at high energy levels, high speeds, and in large gravitational fields. 1,072 more words


Maxwell's Demon

Maxwell’s Demon

The second law of thermodynamics—stating that any isolated microcosm moves only toward an increase in entropy—was accepted uneasily by the scientific community… 106 more words