Mostly Mute Monday: Marvelous Mars (Synopsis)

“Studying whether there’s life on Mars or studying how the universe began, there’s something magical about pushing back the frontiers of knowledge. That’s something that is almost part of being human, and I’m certain that will continue.” –Sally Ride When Curiosity landed on the martian surface in 2012, surviving “seven minutes of terror,” it went … Read moreMostly Mute Monday: Marvelous Mars (Synopsis)

Ask Ethan #80: Can space expand faster than the speed of light? (Synopsis)

“If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.” -Mario Andretti One of the toughest things to wrap your mind around in the natural world is the idea of special relativity: the faster you move, the closer you get to the speed of light, the more difficult it becomes to increase your speed at … Read moreAsk Ethan #80: Can space expand faster than the speed of light? (Synopsis)

The Universe celebrates St. Patrick’s Day (Synopsis)

“‘You are a different kind of Irishman, Goll,’ was all she said. ‘Every Irishman is a different kind of Irishman,’ said Goll.” –Charles Brady Sure, we’re all a little bit Irish today. We celebrate in a plethora of different ways, the most common of which is to prominently display the color most associated with Ireland: green. But … Read moreThe Universe celebrates St. Patrick’s Day (Synopsis)

Weekend Diversion: The Ultimate Science in your Science Fiction (Synopsis)

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” –Isaac Asimov Yet it’s that intersection — of science with our day-to-day lives, our imaginations, our hopes, fears and dreams — that’s going to be the thing that drives us towards a scientifically literate future. Have a listen … Read moreWeekend Diversion: The Ultimate Science in your Science Fiction (Synopsis)

Comments of the Week #52: from Einstein to the invisible

“That there were other worlds, invisible, unknown, beyond imagination even, was a revelation to him.” –Kim Edwards And every time two particles interact with one another, the Universe is forever different from how it was a moment before. Here at Starts With A Bang, this past week saw us explore a number of aspects of our ever-changing … Read moreComments of the Week #52: from Einstein to the invisible