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DIY Relativity: {Two Mirrors} and a {Beam of Light} (Part 2 of 2)

Einstein’s Theory of Relativity – now with pictures! Here’s how the speed of light demonstrates that time is different for two objects traveling at vastly different speeds.

Jesse Stone
June 27, 2019
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DIY Relativity: {Two Mirrors} and a {Beam of Light} (Part 1 of 2)

Einstein’s Theory of Relativity doesn’t have to be confusing or intimidating. Jesse Stone breaks it down as simply as we can possibly put it. Dive into part one.

Jesse Stone
June 26, 2019
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All The Things That Are Going to Kill You

What are all these chemicals? Are they going to kill me? A look at what’s inside some common foods, and whether “chemicals” are as bad as you thought.

Jesse Stone
June 21, 2019
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Let’s Go: Mars Edition!

Last week, Elon Musk announced plans to colonize Mars. But is it a good idea? A great idea? Or just a waste of time and money?

Jesse Stone
June 17, 2019
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How Are Galaxies Formed? An Explainer.

Introduction: The Hubble Deep Field

In 1995, astronomers, using the recently launched Hubble Space Telescope, wanted to take long exposure…

Brian Cook
May 23, 2019
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The {Hairy} Ball Theorem: Abstract Math that Won’t Drive You Nuts

Scott is a math person. You may not be. But he bets he can still get you to appreciate the power of mathematical thinking, thanks to a certain Hairy Ball.

Scott Michael
May 7, 2019
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Should Humans Colonize Space? A Multiple Choice Test

Sorry to report, but one day, life on Earth will end. So, should humans explore and colonize space as a back-up plan? Or should we go down with the ship?

David Borger Germann
April 22, 2019
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For Black Holes, Seeing Is Believing: Predictions for Tomorrow’s Big Reveal

Tomorrow is the big day. Will we see the first ever REAL black hole photo? Here’s what to expect when the BIG announcement comes in.

Jesse Stone
April 9, 2019
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For Black Holes, Seeing Is Believing: The Black Hole FAQ

Are you ready for the big announcement on Wednesday? Good news, Jesse’s got a primer to make sure you get all your questions answered.

Jesse Stone
April 8, 2019
Science
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