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What Is Dark Matter?

2018-05-27T08:05:27+00:00May 27th, 2018|Categories: Science, Uncategorized|Tags: |

An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-dark-matter1

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What Is Spacetime?

2018-05-27T08:09:34+00:00May 27th, 2018|Categories: Science, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like? www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-spacetime

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Nonfiction: What Does Quantum Physics Actually Tell Us About the World?

2018-05-20T02:41:20+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Meta, Science, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Before that, the atom served as an increasingly useful hypothetical construct. At the same time, Einstein defined a new entity: a particle of light, the “light quantum,” now called the photon. Until then, everyone considered light to be a kind of wave. It didn’t bother Einstein that no one could observe this new thing. “It

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