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Stargazing with Edwin Hubble and Nicolas Catpernicus

Off the western coast of Turkey, in a city that was then known as Greek Miletus, lived a man named Thales of peculiar curiosities. Instead of mythology, he focused on mathematics. 1.183 palabras más

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The Foucault Pendulum

Before leaving the Pantheon and all its treasure, just a quick stop at the Foucault Pendulum . Those of you who know me are aware, I am sure, that physics is not my thing!   79 palabras más

G is for Gravity

By Siobhan Fairgreaves

“Gravity pulls everything down”

Wrong!

Now we know what gravity doesn’t do- let’s take a look at what it does.

Before I get too stuck in I’m going to clarify- we’ve all heard of gravity right? 874 palabras más

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Thoughtful Thursday: Feeling the Future

People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”  — Albert Einstein… 1.333 palabras más

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The Large Hadron Collider: Exploring The Fundamental Particles Of The Universe

The discovery of the fundamental particles of the Universe allowed physicists to gain a new insight on what the conditions during the Big Bang was like. 331 palabras más

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The Mystery of Particle Quark Combinations

Whenever I lose my car keys, I look in a set of established likely places. If that doesn’t work, I have two choices–look again thinking I didn’t look closely enough, or decide the keys are not where I would expect and start looking in unusual places. 758 palabras más

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The Forbidden Knowledge

Our attempts to understand and appreciate the universe around us began thousand of years ago. Many great men and women spent their whole lives focusing on a single question trying to find answers. 869 palabras más

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