Posts by Ben Townsend

Is it possible to create black holes here on earth?

Brian Greene

Brian Greene answers this interesting question in this video made for World Science U. “We usually think of black holes as gargantuan objects in space, but there’s a long-shot possibility that the Large Hadron Collider might produce a tiny black hole here on earth. Brian Greene explains this possibility.” Check out more like this on […]

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Was Once Hit By a Meteor...

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Was Once Hit By a Meteoroid, Here’s What Happened

Scientists at NASA were puzzled on October 13, 2014 when the LRO sent back this distorted image. In a press release NASA states that the only explanation is that the LRO was hit by a meteoroid and that had shook the camera mid exposure. To verify this theory, the LRO team used a computer model that […]

How Close Are You To a Nuclear Bomb Right Now?

How Close Are You To a Nuclear Bomb Right Now?

  So, how close do you live to a nuclear bomb? Well, if you live in the southern hemisphere, congratulations, you’re probably pretty far from one. But considering 80% of the human population on Earth lives in the northern hemisphere, well, odds are you’re relatively close to one, especially if you’re reading this from inside […]