Skip to main content

"relativity"8 articles archived since 1845

Krugman’s Theory of Interstellar Trade

Krugman’s Theory of Interstellar Trade

Everyone needs a little light relief sometimes, including the Nobel winning economist and writer/blogger extraordinaire Paul Krugman. A few months back he reminded the world of a short paper he’d written some years ago on the rather unexpected topic of interstellar finance.

October 28, 2013 — Caleb A. Scharf

Neil deGrasse Tyson at 85% the Speed of Light

This video made me laugh harder than anything I’ve seen in a long time. Okay, except for some Louis CK videos. But for a non-comedian (allegedly)… this is hard to beat.

April 2, 2014 — Brian Malow
Just How Resilient Is Spacetime?

Just How Resilient Is Spacetime?

A hundred years on, and the implications of Einstein's general relativity still surprise and delight

August 19, 2015 — Caleb A. Scharf