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10 Amazing Facts about John Nash

10 Amazing Facts about John Nash

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saturday was a sad day in the world of mathematics: the renowned mathematician and a Nobel prize winner John Forbes Nash along with his wife Alicia died in a tragic car crash. To remember this unique personality, here are 10 facts about John Nash that you’ve probably never heard before. 1. Nash was an introverted individualist […]

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The Great Unsolved Problems in Physics: The Space Roar

The Great Unsolved Problems in Physics: The Space Roar

| March 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

Last time we had a look at a rather exotic problem of extra spatial dimensions, so how about we switch to cosmology this time. In this edition of “The Great Unsolved Problems in Physics” we take a look at a problem, which happens to have a really cool name — the Space Roar. So what is the […]

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So Who is the Greatest Physicist?

So Who is the Greatest Physicist?

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

So, as you might have noticed, a poll on who is the greatest physicist has been running on our website for about a month. So I decided to present the results and to compare them to some of the more popular similar polls. As always, such polls are highly subjective, and everyone seems to have […]

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A Peculiar Pair of Galaxies Discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope

A Peculiar Pair of Galaxies Discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

A peculiar pair of galaxies has been recently caught the attention of the astronomers working with the Hubble space telescope. The pair, called Arp. 116, is made of a giant elliptical galaxy named Messier 60 and a smaller spiral galaxy NCG 4647. Astronomers working with Hubble have been been trying to determine whether these two […]

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Poetry of Physics

Poetry of Physics

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Now let’s be honest, physicists can be weird people, who spend their days in front of a black board with nothing else but cheap coffee and frozen TV dinners to keep them alive. However, there’s another side of physicists — they actually have hobbies, believe it or not. There are physicists who paint, who dance and even some physicists […]

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