Author name: James Corkish

I am a passionate science educator with a background in physics, mathematics, and biology. My goal is to leverage this knowledge to explore and write about the fascinating intersection of science and technology. I am currently a physics professor at a local university, where I have the privilege of sharing my expertise and passion for the subject with students.

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Unpacking Hawking Radiation: Understanding Black Hole Evaporation

Astronomy Hawking Radiation Explained: Understanding Black Hole Evaporation Home Contents Physicist Stephen Hawking first proposed this groundbreaking theory of Hawking radiation in 1974, but what is it exactly? In short, Hawking showed that it is an effect created by quantum mechanics that causes black holes to evaporate. But there’s much more to understand about this …

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Stargazing the night sky as a gateway to the cosmos

Stargazing: A Gateway to the Cosmos

When looking up at night, you see the stars of the Milky Way Galaxy, where our sun and solar system reside. Each star forms a solar system with potential planets in orbit. Most of them are what’s called binary stars, two stars orbiting a common center of gravity. The distance between

Refractor vs. Reflector Telescopes: Which One Is Right For You?

Astronomy Refractor vs. Reflector Telescopes: Which One Is Right For You? Home Contents When it comes to choosing the right telescope, understanding the difference between refractor and reflector telescopes is essential. Refractors are known for producing crisp images with minimal chromatic aberration, while reflectors have wide fields of view and require less maintenance. The choice …

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A Timely Discovery

A Timely Discovery Welcome to Timely Discovery, your one-stop destination for unraveling the wonders of science and exploring groundbreaking discoveries that shape our understanding of the world. In this exciting journey of knowledge and curiosity, we embark on a quest to delve into the vast realm of scientific exploration, pushing the boundaries of human understanding …

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