Tag Archives: Relativity

Have astronomers disproved the Big Bang?

If there’s a question that you guys never expected me to ever ask, it might be “have astronomers disproved the Big Bang?” And I understand why you might think that. After all, in my videos, I describe what scientists know about the most cutting-edge topics in physics research. So, perhaps I should be up front… Read More »

Special Relativity – 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy (10/14)

60 Second Adventures in Astronomy. Number ten, Special Relativity. Does time fly when you’re having fun? In 1905 Albert Einstein introduced the theory of Special Relativity, which said that – if the speed of light is constant – then people must experience time differently. Which may sound impossible – but Richard Feynman later showed 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 »