How Do We Protect Our Planet from Asteroid Impacts?
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How Do We Protect Our Planet from Asteroid Impacts?

Two million kilometers away from Earth, out there in the frozen depths of space, there lurks a giant 500 meter-wide asteroid, one that could eventually collide with Earth! And right now a NASA spacecraft is orbiting this asteroid, studying its every detail. The Osiris-Rex probe arrived at BENNU, the asteroid in question, back in December […]

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What is dark energy?
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What is dark energy?

Today, we will talk about dark energy. What’s the difference between dark energy and dark matter? What does dark energy have to do with the cosmological constant and is the cosmological constant really the worst prediction ever? At the end of this video, you will know. First things first, what is dark energy? Dark energy […]

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The Physics of Roller Coasters on Mars
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The Physics of Roller Coasters on Mars

Over the past few years, there has been increasing excitement about travelling to Mars, and the possibility of establishing a human colony on the red planet. With recent breakthroughs in rocket engineering and the onset of a modern space race, it seems almost inevitable that there will be humans living there within the next decade. […]

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