Blog Post Header Image The Postulates of Relativity and Their Implications 1

The Postulates of Relativity and Their Implications 1

Many physicists, including both Lorentz and Michelson, were reluctant to abandon the ether. Although Lorentz quickly accepted Einstein's relativity, he continued to maintain that a medium of some kind is needed as the carrier ...

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Blog Post Header Image GALILEAN RELATIVITY 1

GALILEAN RELATIVITY 1

Special relativity implies that moving clocks run slow. That is itself a strange result, but clocks running backward would be too much to swallow. No such disaster arises, however. In the case of the moths ...

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Blog Post Header Image A Brief History of Cosmology and Galaxy Formation 1

A Brief History of Cosmology and Galaxy Formation 1

Newton agreed with Bentley that providence had designed a universe of  infinite extent in which uniformly distributed stars stand poised in unstable  equilibrium like needles on their points (Harrison, 1987).

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Hope is the bedrock of this nation. The belief that our destiny will not be written for us, but by us, by all those men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is, who have the courage to remake the world as it should be.
---Barack Obama

Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young. ---J.K. Rowling , Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix