July 15, 2022
This week, the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) were released by NASA. The telescope replaces the Hubble, with a much larger mirror geared to infra-red wavelengths which can (1) pass through dust clouds, and (2) recognize older stars and galaxies by their red-shifts.
JWST was a $10 billion joint effort between … More “The first pictures from the new James Webb Telescope – mind-blowing insights to our universe.”
January 8, 2022
Civilization as we usually define it began about 10,000 years ago. Egyptians lived in towns and cities 7,000 years ago. China was making engraved pottery at that time.
The homo species that is our lineage emerged about 2 million years ago in Africa. The dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago after dominating the earth … More “A new telescope may tell us about how the universe began.”