Monthly Archives: August 2016

Short post of the month February 2016 – gravitational waves

Originally posted on The Science Geek:
The subject of February’s short post of the month is gravitational waves. These were predicted by Albert Einstein back in 1916, and after decades of searching have finally been detected. In an announcement made on 11…

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The cosmic microwave background: part I

Originally posted on The Science Geek:
In 1964 two young American radio astronomers, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, made an accidental finding which would win them both the Nobel prize and turned out to be one of the greatest scientific discoveries of…

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River of Life

Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:
For more than 2000 years, travelers have walked, ridden, prayed, traded, invaded, escaped, fought, and died along the 1,500 miles of the Grand Trunk Road which stretches from Kolkata to Kabul. Kolkata, India…

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River of Life

Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:
For more than 2000 years, travelers have walked, ridden, prayed, traded, invaded, escaped, fought, and died along the 1,500 miles of the Grand Trunk Road which stretches from Kolkata to Kabul. Kolkata, India…

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