Diagram representation of Kepler's laws

The Physics behind Kepler’s Laws

November 20, 2022

Kepler’s laws of planetary motion are not really laws of physics. To understand the reason behind these laws, we need to consider Newton’s law of motion. […]

Observatory with stars in background captured in timelapse mode.

Margaret Burbidge: Breaking Barriers in Astrophysics

June 12, 2022

Margaret Burbidge’s enthusiasm for astronomy led her to applying for a postdoctoral research position at Mount Wilson. However, she was turned down as women were barred from staying on the mountain and working as lead observers. […]

A 3D illustration depicting the singularity, a concept from quantum physics.

How Scientists View Quantum Physics

May 7, 2021

Even though scientists base their beliefs on facts, they disagree on how they interpret their theories and this separates them into realists and non-realists. […]

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