Posts Categorized: Science
School will take away your curiosity and creativity.
Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.
– Carl Sagan
Words well said from Mr. Sagan. School isn’t the worst place ever. It’s a place were you learn how to interact with people, work in a team, finish things by deadlines and so on, all valuable thins for life. But my experiences have never been of creativity and curiosity. Which is something I’d like to look at for a moment. (more…)
What Exactly Are Black Holes?
Black holes are one of astronomical things that fascinate me the most. They are oddities of the universe that until recently we didn’t even know if they existed. Now however thanks to new studies and NASA’s NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) telescope we know more about them. So please read on and come and share my interest in these strange phenomenon that effectively are giant vacuum cleaners without the ability to get back that piece of Lego you sucked up.
Most of us were taught at school that Edison invented the electric light bulb and Marconi invented the radio – Right? WRONG! Nikola Tesla, the man responsible for AC power distribution (what you use to charge the device you’re reading this on) has been sadly forgotten in time, overshadowed by greedy businessmen and lost in the pages of history. This is all about why it’s so important and why radio and electricity is just a scratch of what he has done. (more…)