If there was ever a word that a physicist dreads hearing in common parlance, it has to be ‘quantum’. Believe me, I think I’ve heard this word abused more than perhaps any other. As such, in this episode of Passionately Curious, back after a long hiatus, we’ll be diving into the how and what of … More Passionately Curious: What The Hell Is Quantum?
Wait, what’s this? This strange science-y series that was going on last year is back? Well… not quite, just a one-shot for now! Still, there’s so much awesome stuff left to talk about! Take, for example, the weirdness that is light. Now, I’ve already gone into far too much detail on some of the … More Passionately Curious: Let There Be Light! And He Saw That It Was Weird.
“It’s the end of the world as we know it – and I feel fine.” – R.E.M. It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine). As Chaucer (reportedly) said rather long ago: “All good things must come to an end.” It seems that this is indeed the case for … More Passionately Curious: So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish
We, as humans, just love time travel. Just imagine the possibilities! You could wander in the woods of times long gone amidst the dinosaurs, experience ancient civilizations for yourself or perhaps sit in on one of Shakespeare’s original performances. Or, on the other hand and equally fascinating, travel to the future and partake in the … More Passionately Curious: Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey!
The universe is weird. Like, really friggin’ weird. There are things like a cosmic speed limit and magical buzz words like ‘Dark Matter’ and ‘Dark Energy’, and a plethora of other strange and mysterious subjects that even those who work on them their entire lives might never truly understand. And today, we’ll be talking about … More Passionately Curious – Living on the Edge