Browsing Archive: December, 2017

2017 Year In Review

Posted by on Sunday, December 31, 2017,
Here we are at the end of another amazing year - it seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the start of 2017 and now it has come to an end. And though it was not the greatest year for the world at large, it has been a very good year for the scientific community.

The year started off with some very preliminary results being announced. The theoretical physics community saw a few hints of evidence of a holographic Universe in experimental data - though that is still quite controversial - w...
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Merry Christmas!

Posted by on Monday, December 25, 2017,

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A Christmas Visitor?

Posted by on Saturday, December 16, 2017, In : Astronomy 
The astronomy community has been buzzing this week with discussions of a new object that has been seen in the solar system.  Its formal name is A2017UI (with the proposed common name Oumuamua, which is Hawaiian for "messenger from the distant past" ), and it is assumed to be an asteroid - but one such as we have never seen before. 

First off, it has entered the solar system from deep space, making it the first such asteroid in recent history to do so. Being extra-solar already makes it a valua...
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Dr. Chris Bird I am a theoretical physicist & mathematician, with training in electronics, programming, robotics, and a number of other related fields.


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