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The end of space and time? – Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf #physics

  Robbert Dijkgraaf’s focus is on string theory, quantum gravity, and the interface between mathematics and particle physics, bringing them together in an accessible way, looking at sciences, the arts and other matters.     http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-end-of-space-and-time         … Continue reading

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Documentary| Extreme Astronomy – Seeing Stars

Around the world, a new generation of astronomers are hunting for the most mysterious objects in the universe. Young stars, black holes, even other forms of life. They have created a dazzling new set of super-telescopes that promise to rewrite … Continue reading

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Explosion on Jupiter’s surface #astronomy

An amateur astronomer got the shot of a lifetime Monday night when something impacted the planet of Jupiter.     George Hall said he had his 10-year-old, high-powered telescope set up in the middle of the city of Dallas, which … Continue reading

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The Sun — It’s too Round!

Sun’s Almost Perfectly Round Shape Baffles Scientists The sun is nearly the roundest object ever measured. If scaled to the size of a beach ball, it would be so round that the difference between the widest and narrow diameters would … Continue reading

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