Happy Birthday, Stephen Hawking!

While people all over the world are marking the 78th anniversary of the birth of Elvis Presley, we would like to give props to a treasure who is still with us -University of Cambridge professor emeritus Stephen Hawking, who turns 71 years old today. Born on the 300th anniversary of Galileo’s death, Hawking is a […]


Harvard Physicist Alters The Speed Of Light

Light travels at a constant speed of 186,282 miles per second. At least that is what you were taught in school, right? Well it seems that once again scientists have shattered the ideas of what was once thought to be “known”. Lene Vestergaard Hau, a physicist at Harvard University, has managed to slow down, and […]