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20,000 Leagues of Orbit

⇒What would it mean to reestablish the Ninth vector course orbit of the Sol proprietor of our solar corner of the cosmos? Not much, probably. There is nothing more that can be done that hasn’t already been done by its mere existence. 166 more words


The Science of Time Travel

Let us draw an arrow arbitrarily. If as we follow the arrow we find more and more of the random element in the state of the world, then the arrow is pointing towards the future; if the random element decreases the arrow points towards the past. 1,501 more words


Photographing the edge of a black hole

One of the most interesting things about my job is that I get to learn about physics everyday. I never expected to embrace physics with such open arms, in fact, I used to dread it. 533 more words


Are We But Just A Hologram?

Whenever you buy that copy of your most awaited book, on its cover you can very well see the publishing company’s registered hologram (pictured above). A hologram in simple words is a 3-dimensional image on a 2-dimensional surface. 928 more words


Black holes are even stranger than you can imagine

Alister Graham, Swinburne University of Technology

Our love of black holes continues to grow as our knowledge of these celestial bodies expands. The latest news is the discovery of a rare… 976 more words


Death by Black Hole

One of the (very morbid, but still fascinating) topics I enjoy in astronomy is the concept of a black hole – and how exactly you would die if you went into one.   703 more words


Christmas in Madrid

This year my sons  and I decided to spend a few days in Madrid over Christmas. Madrid is their home town so not such a random destination! 1,641 more words