“Breakthrough Starshot” or Are You Serious, Mr. Hawking?

His heart’s in the right place, I will admit that much. The “Breakthrough Starshot” project was bound to be proposed by someone eventually. Postage stamp-sized space probes riding a beam of light to Alpha Centuri, then beaming messages back to us of what they find there, all with Stephen Hawking’s stamp of approval. Explore another […]

Nuclear Chicanery in ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

What a headache. I watched “Batman vs. Superman” last night and it was kind of painful. I will admit right out that I liked some parts of that movie, but quite a lot of it I did not. If you haven’t seen the movie, beware, there will be some *SPOILERS* here. The reason I’m bringing […]

The Question of How You Build a Black Hole

‘If Ant-man can’t do it, how does it happen?’ After I finished working on that post yesterday, I was left with this question. It’s kind of a squirrelly question if you stop and think about it. I made an argument by Uncertainty Principle that particles can’t be compressed into such a tiny space in order […]