Nikola Tesla

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The future will tell the truth and evaluate each one according to his accomplishments. The present is theirs, the future for which I have really worked is mine. If there is one person who single-handedly imagined, designed and invented the modern world,  who has never really received the full credit and public recognition that he deserved, whose inventions were at times … Read More

The Future Hides the Truth

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Back in 1929 the brilliant and persistent astronomer Edwin Hubble made discoveries that proved that our universe was expanding, with all the heavenly bodies moving away from each other in a straight dance, like coloured dots on the surface of an ever inflating balloon. Something that is well known today and taken for granted, but back then it was pretty … Read More

Stephen Hawking on TED

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There is nothing bigger or older than the universe. The questions I would like to talk about are: one, where did we come from? How did the universe come into being? Are we alone in the universe? Is there alien life out there? What is the future of the human race? Up until the 1920s, everyone thought the universe was … Read More

Model Dependent Reality

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Physicists nowadays adopt an approach called  “model-dependent realism” when using theories or models to explain how the world  around us, from the sub-atomic level to the entire universe, works. The idea is that when a theory or model used is successful in explaining a particular physical situation/observation then we assume that it is true and valid. By “successful” we mean … Read More

Schrodinger’s Wave Equation

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  Have you ever seen a more beautiful equation??!! Its the kind of thing you would want to put on a T-shirt! Solving the Schrodinger equation provides scientists with a mathematical quantity called the wavefunction. This wavefunction is a probabilistic determination of where a particle might be at any one time. For example in the case of the electron, the … Read More