The Vacuum Catastrophe

The Vacuum Catastrophe

By Dr. Amira Val Baker, RSF Research Scientist  Finally, we can all agree that the vacuum is just not living up to its name and is in fact teeming with energy. The question now is, how much energy? Well the answer to that question is yet to be agreed upon and as...
The Vacuum Catastrophe

The Vacuum Catastrophe

Deemed the worst prediction in physics, the vacuum catastrophe may have just been solved. The vacuum catastrophe is the 122 orders of magnitude discrepancy between the vacuum density at the cosmological scale and that predicted by quantum field theory.  Nassim...
Total Eclipse of the Moon

Total Eclipse of the Moon

The first total lunar eclipse of the year happens this Sunday and the United States is in prime position for optimal viewing. We see a full moon when the path of the Moon about the Earth lines up with the path of the Earth about the Sun, such that the illuminated face...
A disturbance in the field

A disturbance in the field

The Earth’s magnetic field appears to be shifting and geologists don’t know why. Like most spinning systems, such as stars and planets, the Earth’s magnetic field is assumed to be generated through the motion of electrically conducting fluids – such as a liquid iron...
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