Say, for the sake of argument, that you’re the best magician in the entire Universe. Now, I know what you’re thinking: “But Ariana, I thought this was a physics essay?” I can assure, with a high degree of certainty, that it indeed is a physics essay. However, you’ll soon see why it is crucial for… Continue reading The Physics of Stopping Everything
Time, as a philosophical concept, deals with thought (or the measure of how far back we can remember things). In a universe full of things, we perceive changes, and through them, time. For all we know, things have changed, have been changing and will change regardless of ourselves, which makes it necessary for there to… Continue reading Time: A Question of Infinite Speculation
To put it simply, complexity is a wonderful thing. Not only because it involves diversity, but also because it is indispensable. Don’t believe me? Well, just look your surroundings. Everything you see overflows in details that serve as a testament to this quality. After all, it is thanks to complex factors that we can account… Continue reading Simple or Complex: A Universal Approach
Come. Yes, you. Come. Take my hand. Come on. Just take my hand. Easy, right? Now, together we shall embark on a journey. Ah, but don't look at me with that face! Yes, I know you have responsibilities, a family, a job... yes, I already know that. But I'd like to steal just a couple… Continue reading Everything: A Story
What a question, right? In addition to personifying the Universe, this kind of interrogation exposes a premise that plays a lot with our human intuition. We can't be blamed for that, given how easy it is to assume that our sensory perceptions are right. But I do admit that cosmic complexity exceeds any common sense.… Continue reading Universe, Why so Dark?