Archives for December 19, 2015

“As far as extra dimensions are concerned, very tiny extra dimensions wouldn’t be perceived in everyday life, just as atoms aren’t: we see many atoms together but we don’t see atoms individually.” -Ed Witten As we approach the end of the year, Starts With A Bang looks ahead to what’s new and upcoming, rather than back on the…

“…in every kind of chemical change no loss of matter occurs […] in all the varied modes of physical change, no loss of energy takes place.” -Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe When it comes to the physical laws of the Universe, perhaps the most unbreakable of all seems to be the law of conservation of energy. In every…