December 2018 – Techs Pod

Month: December 2018

A brief history of gravitational waves

By Madison 0 Comment December 31, 2018

Dr Karl › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science A brief history of gravitational waves It took a century of speculation and experimentation to discover gravitational waves, as Dr Karl explains. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki It took a century of speculation and experimentation to discover gravitational waves, as Dr Karl explains. Previously, I’d written about […]

The physics of gravitational waves

By Madison 0 Comment December 28, 2018

Dr Karl › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science The physics of gravitational waves Gravitational waves distort the fabric of space-time. How? Gravity is geometry, explains Dr Karl. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki Gravitational waves distort the fabric of space-time. How? Gravity is geometry, explains Dr Karl. Last time, I talked about how in September 2015, […]

The awesome origins of gravitational waves

By Madison 0 Comment December 26, 2018

Dr Karl › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science The awesome origins of gravitational waves The recently discovered gravitational waves were created under mind-boggling circumstances. Dr Karl goes into the beautiful and awe-inspiring story of their creation. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki The recently discovered gravitational waves were created under mind-boggling circumstances. Dr Karl goes into […]

Dragonfly telescope shines a light on dark matter

By Madison 0 Comment December 24, 2018

Dr Karl › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science Dragonfly telescope shines a light on dark matter Sometimes a major discovery – like finding evidence to support the theory of dark matter – just requires a bit of creative thinking over a curry, as Dr Karl explains. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki Sometimes a major discovery […]

Two BIG physics problems

By Madison 0 Comment December 22, 2018

Dr Karl › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science Two BIG physics problems Why are the Higgs field and dark energy so weak? Find the answer and you could earn yourself a Nobel Prize, says Dr Karl. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki Why are the Higgs field and dark energy so weak? Find the answer and […]

Traffic button pushes beautiful design

By Madison 0 Comment December 20, 2018

Dr Karl › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science Traffic button pushes beautiful design Next time you’re at the lights, stop to appreciate the humble pedestrian button. The design is so beautiful that even Oscar Wilde would approve, says Dr Karl. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki Next time you’re at the lights, stop to appreciate the […]