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
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
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
Why is there something rather than nothing? Why does so much interesting stuff exist in the universe? Particle physicist Harry Cliff works on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and he has some potentially bad news for people who seek answers to these questions. Despite the best efforts of scientists (and the help of the … Continue reading Harry Cliff: Have we reached the end of physics?