The Ultimate Paradox: Travelling Faster Than Light Without Travelling Faster Than Light

When Albert Einstein stipulated his theories on general and special relativity, he proved that travelling with the speed of light is the absolute limit any material object could achieve. Yet in 1994 a Mexican scientist said that it was possible to travel faster than light, while Einstein’s theories would still … READ MORE

Stephen Hawking: The Discovery of Higgs Boson Made Physics Less Interesting

Ok! When Stephen Hawking makes a statement, people usually listen carefully. At times he has made some very curious statements, but who can deny the fact that he is arguably the biggest theoretical physics mind of the time. When the discoverer of the Hawking Radiation, the creator of the gravitational … READ MORE

There Could Be Half As Much Dark Matter In The Milky Way As Previously Thought

Dark matter has never been easy to understand, neither has it been a piece of cake to measure. According to recently attained measurements, however, it seems that there is only half the amount of dark matter than what we previously thought. If you have no idea what dark matter is, … READ MORE

Israeli Scientists Create a ‘Black Hole’ in Their Lab to Prove Hawking’s Theory

In 1974, prominent physicist Stephen Hawking shocked his colleagues by claiming that black holes emit radiation. Forty years later, a laboratory experiment seems to have confirmed his theory. The study is published in the journal «Nature Physics». Black holes – points in space where the density of matter approaches infinity … READ MORE

Curiosity Changes Brain Functions and Enhances Learning

Have you ever wondered what happens when we get curious about something? Well, we obviously try to learn things concerning the thing that interests us, and we search for information. But have you noticed that when you find that information, absorbing and retaining it actually becomes easier than normal? One … READ MORE

Scientists Use Morphed Photos of Celebrities to Show How Subjective Perception Is

Images can be real or they can be an illusion. This is a widely understood idea that had sparked curiosity for ages. This topic is not about hallucinations, it is about seeing one image and filtering out the other. For instance, if two faces were superimposed over one another, you … READ MORE