Understanding Black holes

  BLACK HOLES has been astonishing people from time to time since its prediction by Einstein in his paper in 1916. It was first coined by American astronomer John Wheeler in 1967 and was discovered in 1971. Different physicists like Stephen hawking and many other astronomers has been studying this mysterious yet dangerous object existing in … Continue reading Understanding Black holes

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A Step Closer to Lead the World

Recently, my school organised their annual Model UN session for students of classes 9-12 where hundreds of them participated representing various situations and problems of different countries and tried to come up with a solution. This day long session not only helps them to understand the world and their external environment and also help to … Continue reading A Step Closer to Lead the World

The magnificent leap – Technology in Education

Technology is everywhere. Even while reading this, you will be using one of the gadgets and its spreading like a wildfire. There is an advancement in technology the moment I'm writing this and the time you are reading this and tech giants like Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and many more have invested billions in their R&D … Continue reading The magnificent leap – Technology in Education

Breaking barriers with quantum physics | Dr. Shohini Ghose | TEDxNickelCity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Shohini Ghose talks about how the laws of quantum mechanics may be harnessed to develop next generation computers and novel protocols like teleportation. Shohini Ghose is an Associate Professor of Physics and Computer Science at Wilfrid Laurier University and … Continue reading Breaking barriers with quantum physics | Dr. Shohini Ghose | TEDxNickelCity

Origin of the Moon | The Royal Society

The origin of Earth’s moon has fascinated mankind for thousands of years and has received scientific attention for over forty years, building on the return of rocks from the moon and the growing understanding of planet formation. The central idea of a giant impact on Earth is widely accepted and physically appealing but the constraints … Continue reading Origin of the Moon | The Royal Society

The Highest Resolution Image ever seen in Astronomy

What do you get when you combine 15 radio telescopes on Earth and one in space? You get an enormous “virtual telescope” that is 63,000 miles across. And when you point it at a distant black hole, you get the highest resolution image every seen in astronomy. Although it looks just like a big green … Continue reading The Highest Resolution Image ever seen in Astronomy