The Edge of The Universe. 

Where is the edge of the universe? Most importantly, what happens if we try to get there? Let's state the obvious, surely there can be no edge to our universe if the universe is infinite. On the other hand, how can it be part of our universe if we can't interact with it? After all, … Continue reading The Edge of The Universe. 

Where Did All The Lithium Go? 

The instant of the Big Bang gave birth to hydrogen, helium and a small amount of lithium. Hydrogen and helium are the main elements that fuse to give stars their heat, energy and intrinsic brightness.  When discussing matters of cosmology I may have neglected lithium slightly. Lithium is one of the oldest elements in the … Continue reading Where Did All The Lithium Go? 

Why Is The Speed of Light Finite? 

 In the past year of blogging for GLAMsci, the most questions and feedback came from the speed of light series so I thought a bit of housekeeping was in order to post another blog relating to it.  To be fair, in my posts I discussed the finding of the speed of light and how it … Continue reading Why Is The Speed of Light Finite? 

As far as the human race can tell, we humans seem to live on the only planet with any form of intelligent life on it. Since the late 1960s mankind has been to or sent probes and telescopes outside the Earth to find out more about the Universe. Science fiction has given extraterrestrial life a … Continue reading

The Origin of Life Series : Is It Irrational To Believe in Aliens? 

As far as the human race can tell, we humans seem to live on the only planet with any form of intelligent life on it. Since the late 1960s mankind has been to or sent probes and telescopes outside the Earth to find out more about the Universe. Science fiction has given extraterrestrial life a … Continue reading The Origin of Life Series : Is It Irrational To Believe in Aliens? 

The Origin of Life Series

First of all I want to thank everybody for their questions and curiosity over the past several months of reading my blog series. I'm really excited to discuss all things time, space and the nature of reality but I noticed another trend in the feedback and questions.  The Forces of Nature Series went right back … Continue reading The Origin of Life Series

Introduction to Special Relativity

It is fair to say that absolutely everybody knows who Albert Einstein is. What many people don't know is why he is regarded as a genius. Einstein's theories of Special and General Relativity have transformed our notion of reality and these theories are central to modern physics. They govern the laws of nature and our … Continue reading Introduction to Special Relativity