As we've seen over the past few generations, our ability to harness technology to accomplish things never before seen or done has only increased exponentially. As a race, we've been able to photograph a black hole, we've been able to send probes to places in space that were thought to be unreachable, and we've just … Continue reading Are We Alone?
Have you ever imagined what it would be like moving at the speed of light? To have the ability to travel that quickly (think ~300,000,000 m/s) would be incomprehensible -- you'd experience a host of different effects, including time dilation (how more rapidly moving objects experience time more slowly), relativistic aberration (how your field of … Continue reading Traveling at the Speed of Light
Hi, I'm Aaron Molotsky, a fourth-year student here at Vanderbilt University studying Computer Engineering. I'm excited to learn about the solar system through this blog! This is a picture of my dog, Marty! He's a 9 year old Havanese and he might be the cutest dog in the world. You can find more information about … Continue reading Introductory Post