Most of the concepts in science are clear and easy to associate with our daily life, but there are concepts and theories that are often misinterpreted.
The song “twinkle, twinkle little star”, is a children’s classic; which describes how a star changes its brightness. This description of a star has a connotation that, from the point of view of astrophysics and astronomy, is a big problem.
The year’s start is a special moment, the beginning of a new cycle, and although this period is somewhat subjective, it allows us to estimate and appreciate time as a continuous, constant and permanent flow. Yet time has profound implications if we associate it with aspects of physics.
The Nobel Prize is the most prestigious recognition in several fields in Sciences and Humanities, it is awarded to people who have achieved remarkable discoveries or actions. However, this award is not immune to casual discoveries; one example is that of Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson.
Talk about the universe’s shape might sound like a weird concept, how can you define the shape of a 3-dimension space? And what does it mean? Well, the universe’s shape has very interesting implications for the cosmos, and for us as well.