Mapping the Milky Way’s Magnetic Field in 3D

We are all very familiar with the concept of the Earth’s magnetic field. It turns out that most objects in…

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A Novel Concept For Braking Breakthrough Starshot

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute have come up with an interesting way to slow down Starshot's mission to Alpha…

7 years ago

Colonizing the Outer Solar System

This episode continues our team up with Fraser Cain to look at Colonizing the Solar System, we move from the…

8 years ago

What is Time Dilation?

One of the strangest implications of Relativity is the concept of time dilation; how people moving at different speeds will…

8 years ago

The Physics Behind “Interstellar’s” Visual Effects Was So Good, it Led to a Scientific Discovery

While he was working on the film Interstellar, executive producer Kip Thorne was tasked with creating the black hole that…

10 years ago

OMG Interstellar Trailer 3

This. Watch. Now. Chris Nolan's Interstellar, in theaters November 7. Visit the (also very cool) movie site here.

10 years ago

ICYMI: Full Trailer for “Interstellar”

When "nothing in our solar system can help us,” we need to "confront the reality of interstellar travel." So says…

10 years ago

Get Teased by the New “Interstellar” Trailer

Christopher Nolan, the writer and director of Memento, Inception, and the most recent Batman films, is taking up space on…

11 years ago

Local Interstellar Gas Mapped in 3-D

[/caption] Astronomers have created a new 3D map of the interstellar gas in the local area around our Sun. "Local"…

14 years ago