Ignace-Gaston Pardies was a 17th century French Jesuit physical scientist known as an insightful critic of Newton’s early experiments on light and as one of the earliest proponents of a wave theory of light. Although […]
The model described in this article — the “Big Bounce” instead of the Big Bang — is potentially a big deal. Quanta Magazine: Big Bounce Simulations Challenge the Big Bang This new simulation is merely […]
Brilliant new work by “Breath Art,” previously featured here.
Depictions of the universe, variously considered. List of figures: Hilma af Klint (circa 1920) THe world according to Hildegard von Bingen (12th cent.) Cosmolux by Paul Laffoley (1981) Sphaera Coelestis Mystica (1739) plate 7 by […]
Take a deep breath. Now, repeat. It gets harder and harder to do that the higher you go, but there’s never a point where the atmosphere just stops. Like an aging celebrity, it just kind […]