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Black Holes: #2 Glowing and Shrinking

Today we follow on from the first in the series on Black Holes (#1 Falling In) and talk about how black holes aren’t thought to be that black after all with the idea of Hawking Radiation. 1,299 more words

Science

The wickedness of A.I.

The text I’m about to present is an excerpt of an essay that I created together with a colleague of mine for University, I’m not going to post everything in the essay for several reasons, but just -as said before- an excerpt. 801 more words

Geek

A brief history of his life 

Stephen William Hawking was born on the 8th of January 1942 (300 years after the death of Galileo) in Oxford, England. His parents’ house was in north London, but during the second world war, his family moved to Oxford for safety reasons. 207 more words

Final acts by Obama to secure his legacy

Obama’s been quite busy during the last few weeks of his presidency in an attempt to have a legacy when he leaves office.  In that spirit, we thought we’d predict a few possible last minute actions this administration might take. 392 more words

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Gravitational waves can't solve our black hole problems, physicists warn.

When it comes to black holes, the past couple of years have seen a firestorm of disagreements about event horizons, firewalls, and the very nature of black hole… 693 more words

COSMOLOGY AND ASTOPHYSICS

2017 - A new story to write

“Keep it simple”. This is a kind of refrain that nearly obsesses me, but I reckon it’s a good advise. Since I’m still a blog amateur I stick to it for my very first official science post. 485 more words

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Vaultry - "Ghost Writing"

Canadian rock band Vaultry has premiered their new music video recently. You can check out the video for “Ghost Writing” featuring Tom Vanderkam of Hawking… 19 more words