For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with the idea that there are other universes out there. It wasn't until I was in high school that I began to read about the actual science behind the "multiverse" theories in physics. The idea that the universe is so big that anything that [...]
What do you do when someone who should know better says or writes something outrageous? And how do you tell them that they're wrong? I would use snark.
So there's this concept in physics which states that the very act of observing something has an effect on that thing. For example, to see a molecule, we need to hit it with electrons, and those electrons cause a change in that molecule. The same can be said of larger things. If you go to [...]
Gotta love "Minute Physics" on YouTube httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eKc5kgPVrA
I loved this course when I heard it all through podcast on my way to and from work on the metro. The book was just as good. Here's lesson number 1: http://youtu.be/6ysbZ_j2xi0