Symphony of Science – the Quantum World!
A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. 28 more words
What does it mean to be born again? Are you born again? If you’ve grown up in the United States within the past fifty or so years it’s unlikely you’ve not heard that phrase somewhere: in certain circles it even carries a negative connotation–appearing indicative of radical right wing conservatism. 780 more words
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The nuclear strong force binds the smallest bits of matter together to form atoms, thereby making our material world possible. Now physicists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have made the first-ever measurement of a similar strong force for antimatter — the mirror image of regular matter that lies at the heart of one of our biggest cosmological mysteries. 42 more words
About a hundred years ago, physicists groping for a way to conceptualize the atom, applied the macro to the ultra-micro, and used gross-movement descriptors such as “Orbit” and “Spin.” Within a few decades however, the ideas of Orbit and Spin, as physically true characteristics of the atom, had been proven highly unlikely. 1,668 more words