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Monthly Archives: April 2018
Gravitational Singularity, or spacetime singularity, is a point with infinitely small size and infinitely big density, gravitational force and time curvature. At that point, no physicals laws we know right now can be applied. According to the big bang theory, our universe is expanded from a universe singularity. According to current theory, when an object … Continue reading Gravitational Singularity → Continue reading → Continue reading
My appreciation for astronomy and astrological theorization and examination has increased significantly throughout this course. From the periphery, astronomy seems overwhelmingly complex and unimaginable. But, when you venture into the weeds and examine closely, it is remarkably intuitive and fundamental. Still, certain phenomena have yielded contradictory conclusions that befuddle some of the brightest of minds. … Continue reading The Olber Paradox → Continue reading → Continue reading
Incredibly species of microorganism and microbes have tested the limits of evolutionary theory as they have been discovered to survive an incredible range of extreme conditions. These microbes, called extremophiles can survive in various extremes: incredibly high temperatures, near-vacuum condition of space, and in the freezing cold. In fact, scientists have discovered microbes within the … Continue reading Extremophiles → Continue reading → Continue reading
If you are interested in aliens and Fermi paradox, there is a must-read novel “The three-body problem”. The novel was written by a Chinese writer Liu Cixin, and in the novel Liu introduced a theory called “The Dark Forest Theory”. The theory has two axioms. The first one is that “survival” is the first need … Continue reading The Dark Forest Theory → Continue reading → Continue reading
The Fermi Paradox. A now commonly known claim made by Enrico Fermi (famous physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project A.K.A. the first nuclear bombs) while he was having lunch with a few colleagues. While the Fermi Paradox is less of a paradox and more of an argument (if you want more proof, The Space Perspective proves… Continue Reading → Continue reading → Continue reading
In the second The Lion King movie, Simba’s pride, Simba and Nala sing that Love will find a way. My own version of this song claims “life will find a way”. The reason I say this is because of extremophiles. Extremephiles are interesting creatures that love the conditions that humans would consider to be extreme. … Continue reading Life Will Find a Way → Continue reading → Continue reading
Enrico Fermi believed that we are alone in the universe. This belief was based on the fact that so far, we have seen no evidence of other intelligent beings. He figures that any civilization of intelligent beings would want to colonize, and would be able to do so in about 10 million years. If … Continue reading The Fermi Paradox and It’s Implications → Continue reading → Continue reading