Tag Archives: particle

String Theory Explained – What is The True Nature of Reality?

What is the true nature of the universe? To answer this question, humans come up with stories to describe the world. We test our stories and learn what to keep and what to throw away. But the more we learn, the more complicated and weird our stories become. Some of them so much so, that… Read More »

The True Science of Parallel Universes

Everyone loves the idea of parallel universes – maybe it’s the appeal of an ideal world where you have second chances and things turn out differently – an alternate reality where you do get into Hogwarts and the Star Wars prequels aren’t made and you finally plug in your asymmetric computer cord correctly on the… Read More »

Alpha, Beta and Gamma – which objects can they travel through?

What you see here are the three types of radiation streaming towards you. On the right hand side here are the gamma photons, in the middle is the helium nucleus, the alpha particle two protons two neutrons. And on the left hand side is the beta particle, the very fast electron. You’ll notice that the… Read More »