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What the hell are gravitational waves? Brian Greene Explains

Gravitational Waves

A few weeks ago there was a landmark day for our understanding of the universe when the detection of gravitational waves was announced by scientisits at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) proving a 100 year old theory of Albert Einstein to be correct. When discussing this around the water cooler at work it was difficult to explain the importance and implications […]

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Ghostbusters Featurette – The Real Science of Busting Ghosts

Everyone knows you need to a proton pack to bust ghosts as seen in 1984’s smash hit film Ghostbusters. Well three decades on and science has moved has move on as particle physicist James Maxwell, designer of the latest Ghostbusters proton packs, explains in a new behind-the-scenes featurette at paranormalstudieslab. The featurette explores the real science […]

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Quakescope – Quake on an oscilloscope

Quake on an oscilloscope  in real-time? Could it be done? Should it be done? Yes and Yes. Lets take a look back. Old analog oscilloscope displays are monochromatic CRTs designed to display waveforms when testing electrical signals, rendering 3D first person shooters isn’t really their “thing”. How does it work? Firstly, Using the scope in X-Y mode the headphone […]

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