oblivioncontinuum: Time Dilation Time dilation is pretty much the basis for Einstein’s theory of special relativity. To explain what it is, it’s important to know what a frame of reference is. A common analogy used is to imagine someone is on a train bouncing a basketball. When the train is moving, whoever is bouncing the ball will simply see the ball moving up and down. However, to...
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geeklearnstorun: Help! The Los Angeles Science Fair is being cancelled just three weeks before the event due to insufficient funding. Over 4,000 students have been working diligently since July to compete in this science fair. They are not able to compete in any other counties and will not be able to compete regionally or nationally this year or next if the LA Science Fair is cancelled. One...
Still alive. Life reached new low. Probably going to avoid tumblr forever. Thank you all. Keep science-ing it up.
I started inventing things, and I couldn’t stop, like beavers, which I...– Oskar Schell, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
miabuterflie: But of course, the nerdiest joke I know: What happens when you cross a mosquito with a mountain climber? Nothing. You can’t cross a vector with a scalar.
Every account of a higher power that I’ve seen described, of all religions...– Neil deGrasse Tyson [source]
Just something to think about.
check-yo-facts: nievietie: Something I thought tumblr peeps might want to know about. Sir Isaac Newton was gay. The man who discovered gravity and gave it a name was involved with a swiss mathematician, Nicolas Fatio. Sadly, their relationship ( supposedly) ended badly after 4 years as Fatio began threatening Newton that he would expose his alchemy studies to the public ( keep in mind...
gyrkinlens: underplay: hey you stop scrolling and just look at this picture of a baby giraffe okay that’s all carry on That is not a giraffe. It’s a dik-dik (Madoqua), a tiny antelope native to eastern and southern Africa. They only grow to be about two feet long and weigh only about 15 pounds. Being so small, pretty much everything on the savanna can eat them. Reblogging for...
How Science Can Build A Better You. →
desulife: Over the coming decades (well, hopefully) humankind will for the first time in the history of our species be able to actively improve our own condition. As the nascent technology of neuroprosthetics develops, we may soon be able to bolster our memory and recall, think faster, focus our attention better, react faster, run swifter, have super-human strength and just generally BE better....
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dayslikethesethatmakeushappy: Cyberbullying has gone on for too long and finally there is a chance for something to change in New Zealand. I have created a petition that anyone can sign, and this will help create awareness! SIGN HERE I NEED YOUR HELP. YOU could change things for innocent people in New Zealand! Thank you x
psychedelic-physicist: Librarians refuse to file creationist books in the science section sciencecenter: This should give you a well-deserved Friday smile: librarians won’t file books about young-Earth creationism alongside books about actual science; instead, they’re classified as religion. If you’re interested, you should check out the article “Librarians decide what is reality,” which...
psychedelic-physicist: for halloween I will be going as myself in all possible quantum states because no one will be observing me at their party
neuronsandneutrons: Go follow the blog 14-billion-years-later and I made, dedicated to fact-checking incessantly popular (and inaccurate) tumblr posts.
Anonymous asked: Maybe you need some GOD in your life you depressed terrible little man.