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Olber's Paradox

Olber’s paradox dates back to the 16th century and is often cited as evidence to support the idea that the universe had a finite beginning in the form of a Big Bang.  1,353 more words


Work of the Week

We’re all familiar with that one piece of art that haunts us to this day, but what about a piece of art that may turn that sentiment into a realization? 420 more words

Maxwell stress tensor and electromagnetic waves

References: Griffiths, David J. (2007), Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition; Pearson Education – Problem 9.12.

The Maxwell stress tensor gives the components of momentum flux density… 162 more words


See an Exclusive 'Self-Portrait' From the Creator of XKCD

For the past two years, xkcd creator Randall Munroe has been answering fantastical science questions for his popular webcomic’s sister site, What If?. In the… 162 more words

Welcome to the 2014-15 School Year!

Welcome students and families to another exciting year of Science at New Mission! This year I will be sharing the Physics courses with Mr. Gene Lee, who has just joined our staff. 274 more words

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