Understanding the Beautiful Complexity of Our Universe

“As long as our brain is a mystery, the universe, the reflection of the structure of the brain will also be a mystery.”→ Santiago Ramón y Cajal “There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the…

Death From Space — Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained

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How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity.

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Googol and Googolplex – Numberphile

We’re talking pretty big numbers here… And an interesting idea about what it’d be like traveling in a Googolplex-sized Universe! More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ With Antonio (Tony) Padilla and Ria Symonds from the University of Nottingham. About the brown paper: http://periodicvideos.blogspot.com/2012/02/brown-paper-question.html NUMBERPHILE Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile Numberphile tweets:…

The Beginning of Everything — The Big Bang

How did everything get started? Has the universe a beginning or was it here since forever? Well, evidence suggests that there was indeed a starting point to this universe we are part of right now. But how can this be? How can something come from nothing? And what about time? We don’t have all the…