Category: Science & Technology

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey

 

One of the best documentaries for science aficionados, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey is much more than an enriching take on our Universe. Narrated by one the best-known scientist of our times, Neil deGrasse Tyson, it delves into many science topics apart from our Cosmos. I loved the Newton episode. Plan to watch it again. It’s hard to write a review of Cosmos, looking at the breath of topics this documentary covers. Its simply priceless…

 

Quarks

Going ahead with my article on elementary particles, a fact about matter particles i.e. quarks. Individual quarks cannot be observed while only bounded states of quarks and anti quarks known as mesons are  observed.  Quarks have asymptotic freedom i.e. force between quarks is weak over shorter distances while stronger over longer distances. This is a  small correction to my earlier article wherein it could be implied that individual quarks had been observed.

 

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