Farmions Calculator

Anyone who’s got any business to do with physics or math – from relatively low level like homework, to higher level calculations – knows the occasional frustration of having to solve a physical equation involving constants.

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Pyramids from the ISS

Today, my favorite source of friendly astronomy-news commentary, Phil Plait ( published a post regarding a new picture taken by Soichi Noguchi, an astronaut on board the International Space Station, clearly showing the pyramids of Egypt from space. That means, of course, that the Great Wall of China is not the only man-made object that can be seen from space.

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Analysis Articles

Picture by joelwillis via Flickr

I usually don’t like making grandiose statements ahead of myself, like “Astrology is totally unscientific”, because I prefer leaving the benefit of the doubt until I check the claim. In the case of Astrology, however, there’s no use pretending.

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Analysis Articles

Side view of Lucy replica (Wikimedia Commons)

The semester is over, and I can now share some of my assignments. Usually, I try to write posts that are written with the blog in mind, in a more conversational language, less uptight, and more.. well, flowing.

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If you’ve been reading this blog and any other astronomy or physics-related article sites, you know the truth about Astrology: the force exerted by the planets in our solar system is smaller than that produced by your furniture, by your neighbors, by orbiting satellites and by skyscrapers in the city nearby.

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We’re SmarterThanThat

The scientific method is all around you, and you use it without even noticing. Science can be fun, interesting and engaging; you don't have to be a nerd to enjoy understanding the world around you. Read More...

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