By: Dean L. Sinclair
What the real meaning of the Mass-Energy Interconversion Equation is can be a subject of considerable debate, since scientists truly have never defined either mass or energy in any way other than statements auch as, "Mass is an attribute of objects tat exist in space...
By: Dean L. Sinclair
By the famous Clock Paradox of Einsteinian Physics a space traveler returning to Earth would be younger than one who remained at home because time would have run slower for the traveler.Let us forget the mathematics that is usually used to "prove" this and...
By: Dean L. Sinclair
The speed of light in a "vacuum" is known as a fundamental constant of nature. It may well be that the significance of this has been overlooked. The work of Albert Einstein, as brilliant as it was, may well have stultified scientific thinking in some...
By: Robin Lynn
"Are We Alone?" This has been the question asked for many years. But how do we reach an answer, when we don't even believe in the concept itself? You would, at least, wonder what else could be out there? Or, who else? Are...
By: Josh Gough
No one can ascertain the answer to this question with absolute certainty due the immensity of the universe and fact that light from vastly distant galaxies has not even had time to reach the Earth. The reason for this is that even though light travels...
By: Matthew Vannette
The "centrifugal" force experienced by an object moving along a curved path is only present in the rotating reference frame of the object. The fact that it does not exist unless you are in the rotating frame is evident from an analysis of Newton's laws...
By: Jonathan Funk
I wish to debunk the title of this article.There is a common conundrum about racing a turtle (or tortoise) with a headstart, which is this:1. Tortoise starts at point X ahead of you2. By the time you reach X, turtle will have moved to...
By: Dean L. Sinclair
At the risk of "self-plagiarism" from another site (poetry.com,) it seems that a little poem, written some years ago, is somewhat pertinent. It goes, as follows: FUTURESThe future of mankind, what shall it be?Out to the stars, or back up a tree...
By: Ian Loft
There is a human predisposition to explore whether it is outer space or the bottom of our own oceans. The challenge of new discoveries, of new uncharted territories and the thrill of success are potent motivators that will see humans continue to push beyond all...
By: Mattthew Carter
Time travel as a described by pop culture movies such as "Back to the Future" and "The Time Machine" is impossible for a number of reasons. Most of these reasons while rather complex in theory can be explained in simplified terms using physics. The first...

 

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