Why is the Picture of a Black Hole a Big Deal?

. . . the picture not only seizes our imagination if only momentarily, it affirms our faith in the quest to understand . . .

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Review of a Remarkable Little Book “The Atom: A Visual Tour”

We have progressed from seeking the nature of the particles that make up atoms and matter to the realization that there is no such thing. Our understanding today of these fundamental particles is that they are mere ‘excitations’ of enigmatic fields that permeate all of space.

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Stephen Hawking: My Brief Encounter Remains a Lifetime Memory

Professor Hawking was not only curious about the Universe and “the mind of God,” but even about individuals who inhabited one miniscule part of the vastness of space-time.

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