“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.” •Carl Sagan
Just returned from a visit to the LHC at CERN in Switzerland. I was lucky enough to go down into one of the caverns.
Behold the CMS detector, the most beautiful and impressive thing I have ever seen. The pictures really don’t do it justice.
He is that! My idol!
Today we look at a photograph of Edwin Hubble made in 1937 — arguably the single greatest photo ever made of a scientist at work.
(Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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Hi, I’m not studying for my relativity midterm, and I’ve got PDE on my mind, so here’s an animation of 3D heat diffusion with an initial temperature profile in the shape of an S and insulating boundary conditions.
Oooh the irony.. because that shows I actually understand something!!
I haven’t been on here in so long! I decided to take a gap year before uni last year and I’m ready for uni in September and to get back to academia, oh how I’ve missed learning about the universe through Tumblr.
A news release by the European Space Agency about a week ago about new Planck Mission images. These are the universe’s baby images. However, to understand why this is the second most important image to us you should understand the Planck era and what it is. Also why do we even care about these images? Well to find out check out our featured blog post here.