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?
Traveling at the Speed of Light
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