Category Archive

The following is a list of all entries from the Science category.

The DREAD, and why it won’t work.

“No heat, no recoil, no sound, no gunpowder, no flash — just 120,000 rounds per minute of pulverizing power. The next generation of weapons systems has arrived: the DREAD centrifuge-powered weapon system.”

The physics of light – introduction

An introduction to light.

The phyiscs of light – phenomena part I

The first part of the phenomona of light — reflection and refraction.

The physics of light – phenomona part II

The second part documenting the phenomona light exhibits — interference, diffraction, polarization and bending by gravity.

Escape velocities

How fast do you need to throw a ball so that it will never come back?

Black holes for beginners part III

The third part of the ‘Black holes for beginners’ article. Covers what happens when you fall into one.

Black holes for beginners part I

The first part of the ‘Black holes for beginners’ article. Dispels some myths and introduces gravity.