Comments of the Week #83: From galaxy death to the stability of matter

“As I was going up the stair I met a man who wasn’t there. He wasn’t there again today. I wish, I wish he’d stay away.” -Hughes Mearns Although every week at Starts With A Bang is special, there’s something extra special brewing here. Sure, we’ve got the “normal stuff” of the articles we’ve written: Do galaxies die? (for Ask … Read moreComments of the Week #83: From galaxy death to the stability of matter

Comments of the Week #25: Black Holes, Dark Matter and Next-Gen Physics

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” -G.K. Chesterton It’s been a very busy week here at Starts With A Bang! You may have noticed that our blog’s main page has a new layout, some of you who follow me on social media may have noticed … Read moreComments of the Week #25: Black Holes, Dark Matter and Next-Gen Physics

Did it all start with a bang? (Synopsis)

“Both the solutions must be rejected, and as these are the only statical solutions of the equations… the true solution represented in nature must be a dynamical solution.” -Willem de Sitter First off, welcome, everyone! As you well know, the main Starts With A Bang blog has moved to Medium, something that’s received mixed reviews from … Read moreDid it all start with a bang? (Synopsis)

A New Adventure for a New Year!

“Actually, I wasn’t happy or sad. I was medium. And medium is the happiest that I’ll ever be.” –Axe Cop It’s been an amazing journey over the years, sharing the joys and wonders of the Universe with you. From the smallest subatomic particles, the most fundamental interactions and the shortest timescales imaginable to the stars, galaxies, … Read moreA New Adventure for a New Year!

Weekend Diversion: We Have A Suggestion Box!

“I want to give the audience a hint of a scene. No more than that. Give them too much and they won’t contribute anything themselves. Give them just a suggestion and you get them working with you. That’s what gives the theater meaning: when it becomes a social act.” –Orson Welles It’s like that for … Read moreWeekend Diversion: We Have A Suggestion Box!

Weekend Diversion: Celebrate the Universe ― and Carl Sagan ― with me!

“History is full of people who out of fear, or ignorance, or lust for power has destroyed knowledge of immeasurable value which truly belongs to us all. We must not let it happen again.” –Carl Sagan From the streets and people of our hometown to the nations, planets, stars and galaxies (and beyond) of our … Read moreWeekend Diversion: Celebrate the Universe ― and Carl Sagan ― with me!

Weekend Diversion: A Story To Tell

“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” –Rudyard Kipling You might not believe it, but when I was a kid, I hated writing. Absolutely hated it. And it wasn’t because I didn’t have anything to write, or because I didn’t enjoy communicating my thoughts, or because I didn’t like … Read moreWeekend Diversion: A Story To Tell