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5 Major Differences Between Sgr A* and M87*

May 15, 2022

Take a close look at the two black hole images and you can ascertain a few differences by your own. Notice the speed of accretion disk, whic...

Climate Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Physics

Oct 5, 2021

In 2020, mathematician Roger Penrose was bestowed upon the most prestigious honor in science  along with  Andrea Ghez , who became only the...

How to become a physicist like Isaac Newton?

Sep 16, 2021

Did you know that Isaac Newton 's mother wanted him to become a farmer? He was 16 at the time and busied himself by building model windm...

5 Applications of Dimensional Analysis

Sep 10, 2021

The concept of dimensional analysis was introduced by French mathematician Joseph Fourier in 1822. It is a useful method in physics and en...

How Carl Anderson discovered antimatter

Aug 30, 2021

British physicist Paul Dirac showed in 1928 that every particle in the universe should have an antiparticle with the same mass as its twin,...

All science is either physics or stamp collecting

Jul 24, 2021

What is science? In one simple sentence, science is the study of nature. However, different sciences like: astronomy, chemistry, biology, ge...

Hawking's black hole theorem confirmed by gravitational waves

Jun 29, 2021

A black hole has often been portrayed as the ultimate villain in  sci-fi movies due to its mysterious nature. From the death of a large-eno...

Who discovered that we are made from star stuff?

May 18, 2021

Astronomer Carl Sagan popularized the phrase "We are made of star stuff" when he said: Nitrogen in our DNA, calcium in our teeth,...

10 Discoveries By Newton That Changed The World

Jan 4, 2021

Isaac Newton is one of the few names that will forever be enshrined in physics history and that too with a lot of glamour associated. Contri...

When Pioneer of Thermodynamics Was Rejected

Dec 23, 2020

Sometimes an idea is so far ahead of the time that when proposed it is met with suspicion and mockery. This happened with English physicist ...

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