Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
by Maria Popova ‘There are infinitely many infinities, each one infinitely bigger than the last.’ From BBC’s fantastic Horizon series — which previously explored such intriguing topics as the nature of reality , the age-old tension between science and religion , how music works , the volatile history of chemistry , Richard Feynman’s legacy , quantum mechanics , and the nature of time — comes To Infinity and Beyond , which teases apart the seemingly benign idea of infinity to pull you into a world of perplexing paradoxes.
Forget about inclined planes and pulleys. In this series from the PBS program NOVA, physics is presented as an exotic, mind-bending realm. The Fabric of the Cosmos , first broadcast in November, follows up on the 2003 Peabody Award-winning The Elegant Universe .
P.S. Time moves slowly around massive objects. What the hell are you talking about? Time is linear, however, when you travel at extremely high speeds, time slows down relative to everything else. Two things: 1) Prove your statement
Blue Bath STS-116 Mission Specialists Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang participate in the first of the mission’s three planned sessions of extravehicular activity as construction resumes on the International Space Station. Spacewalks – Blue Sky: 2006 credit: NASA