Category Archives: Astrophysics

Turns Out, Photon Rings May Allow Us To See Inside a Black Hole

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about photon rings of black holes Links: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10… https://arxiv.org/abs/2205.05064 Other videos: #blackhole #photonring #astrophysics […]

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The Cosmic Illusion No One Talks About

[…] At about 9.6 billion light years, our intuition about angular diameter breaks down. Galaxies start getting larger the more distant they are. Let’s find out why. Nick Lucid – Host/Writer/Editor/Animator Natalie Wells – Researcher ______________________________ VIDEO ANNOTATIONS/CARDS The Speed … Continue reading

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Most Extreme Black Hole Collision Ever Seen Produced Very Exotic Effects

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a very unusual black hole collision that produces some ridiculous relativistic effects Links: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/2… https://www.nature.com/articles/s4158… https://arxiv.org/abs/2201.01302 http://research.physics.illinois.edu/… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lense%E… https://vijayvarma392.github.io/GW200… Additional videos: #blackhole #ligo #einstein … Continue reading

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JWST Captures Square-Shaped Ripple Rings Around a Star | My Modern Met

By Madyson DeJausserand on September 23, 2022 Credit: NASA/ESA/CSA/Ryan Lau/JWST ERS Team/Judy Schmidt Even astronomers are surprised by the shape of this star’s ripples.   “Nope, I don’t know what this is…” admitted citizen scientist Judy Schmidt when she shared … Continue reading

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The fundamentals of space-time: Part 1 – Andrew Pontzen and Tom Whyntie

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-fundame… Space is where things happen. Time is when things happen. And sometimes, in order to really look at the universe, you need to take those two concepts and mash them together. In this first lesson of … Continue reading

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An interstellar voyage explores the ‘paradox’ of twins separated by light years | Aeon Videos

Trek light years into deep space to explore time dilation and the ‘twin paradox’ at the centre of special relativity. Albert Einstein’s introduction of special relativity at the dawn of the 20th century left physicists with any number of peculiar … Continue reading

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Something Happens to Earth Every 200 Million Years As It Travels Thru The Galactic Arms

Get a Wonderful Person Tee: https://teespring.com/stores/whatdamath More cool designs are on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3wDGy2i Alternatively, PayPal donations can be sent here: http://paypal.me/whatdamath Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a new discovery in … Continue reading

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Do we live in a multiverse? – with Laura Mersini-Houghton

What lies beyond the edge of our own universe? Learn more from cosmologist Laura Mersini-Houghton as she discusses her ground-breaking theory in this short video. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Laura’s book is out now: https://geni.us/GxU3nFB Laura Mersini-Houghton is … Continue reading

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How We Could Solve the Dark Matter Mystery | Chanda Prescod-Weinstein | TED

The universe that we know, with its luminous stars and orbiting planets, is largely made up of elements we can’t actually see — like dark energy and dark matter — and therefore don’t fully understand. Theoretical physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein takes … Continue reading

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