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Sonic black hole produces equivalent of Hawking radiation

(Source: arstechnica.com)

One of the common descriptions of black holes is that their gravitational pull is so strong, not even light can escape it. Stephen Hawking is famous for (among other things) showing that this isn’t actually true. 831 more words

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HISTORIC: Scientists at CERN solve physics

Monday the 15th of August 2016 will be remembered as a huge day in human history – in what seems like a too-good-to-be-true statement, CERN announced via a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, earlier today that “all of physics has been fully solved”. 235 more words

Dark Matter and my White Elephant.

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The equation pictured above is my attempt to find an equation that can calculate the effects of dark matter (i.e. secondary density electrons) on a body moving through real space in which it is nested within the probability densities of several large-scale structures; in the case of the earth, both the sun and the galaxy at large. 752 more words

Quantum Gravity

Abia Govt. Set To Prohibit Street Hawking In State

The Abia State Government has frowned at the activities of street trading by the roadside because it is causing the administration huge revenue loss and defacing the city centres. 117 more words

Nigeria

Street Hawking: A Menace or Means of Survival?

So much hullabaloo has trailed the recent ban of street hawking and trading on 1st July, 2016 by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos. The ban, hitherto in the statue of the State but feebly enforced, was smoked out in the aftermath of the crushing to death of a street hawker by an articulated truck as she made to escape arrest by the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAl) officials. 749 more words

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Stealing from Science

I just finished the short but very powerful book A Briefer History of Time, by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. Space and how the universe works is something that has always fascinated me. 1,392 more words

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Ban on Hawking and its Societal Cons

Banning hawkers from hawking, will in fact, lead some of them to become con artists. Which is a major con 🎯 of the policy. Governor Ambode has arguably been the most effective governor in Nigeria since he became one. 421 more words

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