Sun Dog and Sonic Boom meet up !

Sun Dog and Sonic Boom meet up !

Solar Dynamics Observatory Launch, Feb 11, 2010 A sun dog is a prismatic bright spot in the sky caused by sun shining through ice crystals. The Atlas V rocket exceeded the speed of sound in this layer of ice crystals, making the shock wave visible from the ground. The announcer can be heard in the […]

'''What have we measured, what do we know.."   A conversation about physics with Lisa Randall.

”’What have we measured, what do we know.." A conversation about physics with Lisa Randall.

Charlie Rose: A discussion about theoretical physics with Harvard professor Lisa Randall. Her book is called “Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of The Universe’s Hidden Dimensions”. A short second segment: With Harvard biology professor Edward O. Wilson. His latest book is “The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth”. total run time 56 mins.

String Theory - made simple... Really!   Excellent visual aids !

String Theory – made simple… Really! Excellent visual aids !

[viddler id=da72cd11&w=437&h=370] In clear, nontechnical language, string theorist Brian Greene explains how our understanding of the universe has evolved from Einstein’s notions of gravity and space-time to superstring theory, where minuscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions create every particle and force in the universe. (This mind-bending theory may soon be put to the […]

The Wave Maaaan it's the Wave !

The Wave Maaaan it’s the Wave !