Schrödinger’s cat is a thought experiment in quantum mechanics that demonstrates a paradox of quantum superposition. Quantum superposition states that any two or more quantum states can be added together … Continue reading Quantum Superposition
Definition: The possibility of an event or series of events that could drastically curtail humanity’s potential. A hypothetical global catastrophe could be anthropogenic, non-anthropogenic, internal and/or external in nature. For … Continue reading Existential Risk
Florence Nightingale is known as the founder of modern nursing. She was born in 1820 to a wealthy British Family at a villa in Florence, Italy. Her family moved back … Continue reading WiSW: Florence Nightingale
Submarine communications cables are laid on the sea floor across the world’s oceans and seas. In the late 1850’s the first transatlantic telegraphic cables were laid. Today most of the … Continue reading Submarine Cables
Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (Ada Lovelace), was born in England 10 December 1815. She was the only child of the poet Lord Byron. Ada was pushed to learn … Continue reading The Countess of Lovelace
In physics, matter is anything that has mass and takes up space by having volume. Matter usually includes everything that is made of atoms or subatomic particles that act as … Continue reading Dark Matter 1
The shape of the snail is shell is a logarithmic spiral. A snail shell closely matches a circular growth pattern with shifting center points.