Daily Archives: February 16, 2022

Black holes and spacetime | blog post II

Black holes are areas in spacetime where the gravitational force is so strong that nothing can escape. This includes forms of electromagnetic radiation like light. Current general relativistic models depict black holes as a taking on spheroid shapes, with an interminably long “tail” leading to its point of singularity. Singularity is a geometric point where […] Continue reading

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Archeoastronomy: the Ancient Greeks

The quest for knowledge about the universe we live in is not a modern phenomenon. Many cultures throughout history have devoted a significant amount of time and resources in pursuit of this knowledge. One ancient civilization that dramatically improved our knowledge of astronomy was the ancient Greeks. One of the main goals of Greek astronomers […] Continue reading

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