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So of course no one can truly say what is going to happen at the end of this year. The scientific community however has compelling evidence to support the unlikelyhood of Earth’s cosmic destruction. This post is the first of … Continue reading
In astronomy and cosmology, dark matter is matter that neither emits nor scatters light or other electromagnetic radiation, and so cannot be directly detected via optical or radio astronomy.
Just purchased. Sidereus Nuncius (usually translated into English as Sidereal Messenger, although Starry Messenger and Sidereal Message are also seen) is a short treatise published in New Latin by Galileo Galilei in March 1610. It was the first scientific treatise … Continue reading
‘Only a few objects in the Earth’s nighttime sky are bright enough to trigger our retina’s color-sensitive cones. The red planet Mars can do it. As does the blue supergiant star Rigel (Orion’s right kneecap) and the red supergiant Betelgeuse … Continue reading
In short: Clip from the film What the Bleep Do We Know? At (extreme) length: Leonard Susskind @ Standford, 2006. I can’t say exactly why I find this topic so provocative (to the point of considering a much more involved … Continue reading