Build-A-Verse #2: The Case for Dark Matter

Pre-post Comment: Remember back in September when I said I’d do a series of posts detailing solved, partially solved, and unsolved problems in Cosmology? Well, I can’t believe I’m actually following through with it. So here’s part two.  (Click here for part one.) The vastness of the Universe is something that never fails to astound me. Considering … More Build-A-Verse #2: The Case for Dark Matter

10 physics facts to make your brain explode: Part one

Let’s face it. Understanding the Universe is no small feat. We’re talking about finding answers to every imaginable question and then finding more questions to find answers to. And although, physics is notoriously known for its complicated equations and convoluted slang, it is possible to be charmed by its beauty without having to delve into … More 10 physics facts to make your brain explode: Part one

Even neutrinos have weight problems: 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics

Remember how in elementary school they taught you everything is made of atoms? And then remember how in middle school they said, no wait, atoms are actually made of electrons and protons and neutrons? Well, hold your breath because today, you’re going to learn about the most fundamental of all particles. (In light of the … More Even neutrinos have weight problems: 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics