TL;DR: It is a material whose atoms we have destabilised. It will far outlive our species, and we currently have nowhere it put it. Disposing…

Ben McCarthyAugust 12, 2019

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# Atomic Physics

TL;DR: It is a material whose atoms we have destabilised. It will far outlive our species, and we currently have nowhere it put it. Disposing…

Ben McCarthyAugust 12, 2019

TL;DR: If you blew up a quarter until it was the size of the USA, each of the atoms it was made from would now…

Ben McCarthyAugust 7, 2019

Over time the asteroid bombardments slowed down, and one hundred percent of the atoms that would eventually form you found themselves in one place; Earth.…

Ben McCarthyJuly 22, 2019

TL;DR: At a distance, like hexagons. Close up they look like beautiful and complex mathematical shapes. If we could perceive the universe as it truly…

Ben McCarthyJune 30, 2019

Most of the atoms in your body are 13.7 billion years old, and being you is just the latest page in the incredible story of…

Ben McCarthyMarch 13, 2019