how to build a dyson sphere, pt 2

so, you’re all probably wondering: “what is the third thing?!?!” well, I’ll tell you that it’s… energy! taking apart a planet and launching things into space is hard and needs a lot of energy. there is a lot of solar power on...

how to build a Dyson sphere, pt 1

if we want to collect the most energy physically possible, we’ll need to collect the most energy physically possible, we need the most ambitious project ever, a Dyson sphere.so, what would it look like? enveloping the sun in a large solid shell wouldn’t...

history writing: Isaac Newton and Principia Mathematica

so, the book Principia Mathematica was published by Isaac newton on the fifth of July, 1687.in this book, Newton stated the three universal laws of motion. together, these laws basically describe all of how normal matter interacts with other matter. they contributed...

New(Not) Theory: how earth formed by Ethan Kwan

so, in the hunt for exoplanets, the biggest surprise is few of them look like the earth. https://giphy.com/explore/happy-earth the most common type of planet around other stars is what is known as “super-earth.” a super-earth is a planet i=with a crushing...

Timeline of Earth(oversimplified) (pt 1) By Ethan Kwan

4.6 bln years ago: Earth forms & starts as a clump of dust, that gets struck by lightning! turns into rock, clumps with other asteroids and becomes a big ball. 4.5 by ago: protoplanet Theia collides with earth, creates moon. 4.4 bya: first atmosphere forms, made...