A viral tweet repeating an old wives' tale about brooms only standing up on their own one day of the year has been disproven by an astronaut.
While scientists have known about black holes for decades, they’ve never actually been able to see one. As a black hole’s massive gravitational pull sucks everything, including light, towards it, scientists can only infer that they are present when mass is being sucked in a particular direction. The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration team used telescopes from all over the world to capture the image.
Hawking’s fascination was with cosmology, the science which deals with the origin, evolution and ultimate fate of the universe
Almost by the very action of suspending their disbelief for the puppets, audiences are able to immerse themselves more fully in the production and that affords us a wonderful opportunity to play.
Last weekend Art Kinetica set up camp in the Hospital Club, London for a three day festival: Gravity. The festival and accompanying exhibition ties in with the 100th year anniversary of Einstein's Theory of Relativity and marks the start of a three month residency which will showcase the work of 17 'transdisciplinary' artists.
Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Babel) and starring Michael Keaton; Birdman is a black comedy that tells the story of a man's battle with his ego, and his quest for acceptance and notoriety. It explores the fragility of one's mind, and the idea of 'celebrity' and Hollywood, and the significance that each play in today's fame-obsessed society.
The surprising answer is: nobody knows. Physicists, despite trying for almost a century to rule it out, have so far failed. The known laws of physics do not forbid time travel. In fact, they appear to make it easy - at least in principle.
Thought that the Alfonso Cuarón's multi-award-winning 'Gravity' was just a teensy bit overrated? You'll love Cinema Sins
If only Superman had shown up in Alfonso Cuarón's movie, Sandra Bullock's character would have been saved instantly and the
I suspect Gravity might just be the dawning sun of a new genre in movie-making: the 'super-immersive' movie concept. It will influence the movies that get produced and how they are later marketed.