Light is something we experience every day. For most people, “light” refers to what humans can detect with our eyes. It is illumination, what ignites our visual sense, the yin to the yang of dark. However, the type of light humans can detect with our eyes is just a sma...

July 27, 2016

Objects in space are rather far away. The Moon is our closest celestial neighbor at nearly a quarter million miles from Earth, and the nearest star, our Sun, is 93 million miles away.

These extreme distances mean that it’s usually impossible to touch real objects in spa...

November 16, 2015

Light is the fastest thing in our Universe, but we can slow it down. Or it can slow itself down depending on where it travels.

 

This photo of car headlights streaming by was taken in Belfort, France and combines 8 photos, each lasting for 30 seconds. Image Credit: Thoma...

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