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Impact of Black Holes on Science and Society

Black holes are awesome, we all know what they’re capable of, but how do black holes even impact us human beings on earth from deep space? Well for one, it could lead to the destruction of earth. If there were ever the chance of a physicist creating a tiny black hole in a lab, and lose control of it, it would essentially spaghettify everything and anything in its path and ultimately wipe out the entire human race and our planet. Continue reading “Impact of Black Holes on Science and Society”

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Nonlocality – When Particles Can Affect One Another From Large Distances

Quantum mechanics can be a quite entangling subject. Such is the topic of quantum entanglement. As I was reading Brian Greene’s “The Fabric of the Cosmos” and encountered the idea of locality and nonlocality, I became quite intrigued but yet confused. Continue reading “Nonlocality – When Particles Can Affect One Another From Large Distances”

Thanksgiving in Space

Happy Thanksgiving! In the United States, family gathers together to share what it is they are thankful for, and to spend time with one another. However, in space, astronauts don’t have the opportunity to meet and gather with their families – they are still required to work. Continue reading “Thanksgiving in Space”

What Exactly IS this Fifth Force?

Ever wondered if there may be another fundamental force of nature adding to the four already-known forces: gravity, electromagnetism, strong and weak nuclear forces? Luckily for you, physicists may have detected a boson that may lead to a fifth fundamental force of nature. Continue reading “What Exactly IS this Fifth Force?”

A Fifth Force – How Could it Affect Society and Science?

A fifth fundamental force of nature could soon be added to the four known forces of the universe: gravity, electromagnetism, strong, and weak nuclear forces. Continue reading “A Fifth Force – How Could it Affect Society and Science?”

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Explosion

The explosion of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday, September 1st, 2016, was caught on camera. The explosion itself was TREMENDOUS and awesome to watch, but in the scheme of things, its explosion was a major setback for SpaceX.

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Sun, Moon, and Earth’s Rotation

What are the details of the motions of the Earth-Sun-Moon system? Why is it that in January the Earth is closer to the Sun? We’ll be learning all about that in this post.

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The Interesting Star Smiley Face

The smiling star might not be so much as “smiling”…. guess you could call it… astonished. Yeah, it’s an astonished star. Hopefully that makes sense.

But, if you’re wondering, yes that picture is a compilation of various stars in the universe. How and by whom were these photos taken by? In this post, we’ll be taking a look at the different missions and devices used to capture the glorious photos of stars. Continue reading “The Interesting Star Smiley Face”

Chandra X-Ray Observatory

NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory is the most sophisticated X-ray observatory built today. Launched on July 23, 1999 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida by Space Shuttle Columbia, it has been NASA’s go-to for X-ray astronomy.

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