This interesting fact that the number of moves possible in a chess game is more than the number of atoms in the observable universe is famous among space enthusiasts and math geeks. It is said that there are about 10120 moves possible in a chess game and the number of atoms in the observable universeContinue reading “ARE THE NUMBER OF GAMES POSSIBLE IN CHESS MORE THAN THE NUMBER OF ATOMS IN THE UNIVERSE?”
What time is it? It is a simple question to answer, isn’t it? We can tell it’s 12:15. But have you ever wondered what “time” itself is? Well, let me tell you the story of understanding time, from its absolute universal version of Newton to the relative time of Einstein. Time is what we measureContinue reading “WHAT IS TIME?”
WHAT ANCIENT GREEKS THOUGHT? The voyage of curiosity to understand this very familiar (yet not completely understood even to this date) started back in around 500 B.C. It was the first attempt to understand light, scientifically. Many Greek philosophers including Plato and Pythagoras believed that light originates in our eyes. It was their belief thatContinue reading “WHAT IS LIGHT?”
Black holes, the most mysterious celestial bodies we have ever encountered during our quest to understand the universe. Readers, this blog-post is my sincere effort to answer all your questions regarding black holes that might be keeping some of you up at nights. In this blog-post, you will be witnessing the endeavor right from theContinue reading “BLACK HOLES”
A neutron star is one of the possible results of a dying star. Depending upon its mass, a star transforms into a “white dwarf”, a “neutron star” or a “black hole” after it runs out of its fuel (hydrogen). Cores of stars with masses between 1.4 solar masses and 5-6 solar masses form neutron starsContinue reading “10 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT NEUTRON STARS”
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