The Universe as a Hologram

There were quite a lot of Multiverse concepts that we have covered so far. Some of them are really involved, but I hope that my explanations provided a way to conceptually grasp these concepts. There remain only a couple of models which we are not familiar with. Today we shall be talking about a model […]

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The End is Nigh!

Now let’s look at what happens when a star reaches the end of its life. Thing is, what happens depends on how big the star is so we’ll look a two stars, an average star like our Sun, and a giant star with several times the mass of the Sun. A star about the size […]

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

¬†Spitzer/Caltech I thought I’d take a look at what stars are, how they form, how they work and what happens to them when they get old and there are no pension schemes for stars! Out there, in the vastness of space, are huge, diffuse clouds of gas ¬†and dust, the remnants of earlier generations of […]

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Tea for Two

Gamma- Caeli Here we are going to take a look at some cosmic couples, couples who have been married for millions or even billions of years, and most humans struggle to make it work for just a few years! What we are talking about here is binary pairs or double stars. Okay so what’s so […]

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The Magic Roundabout

After I wrote the last piece about resonant orbits I thought I would write a bit about orbits in general and what they are. The fact is that for a long time, a few thousand years at least, we have known that some of the things we can see in the sky go round some […]

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