Gabriel K. Kiyohara Independent researcher. São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Email: gabriel.kiyohara (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF Super heroes: their attitudes and honor codes make them heroes; their extraordinary abilities make them super. Such abilities may be believable, based on mundane training and technology but, more often than not, they surpass not only human limits, butContinue reading “Impossible possibilities: a super-runner’s speed limit”
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Is the Great Attractor a Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann?
João V. Tomotani Universidade de São Paulo; São Paulo, Brazil. Email: t.jvitor (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF Space is a big place. Quite big, actually. Huge may be a more appropriate adjective. So huge that it received the title of “final frontier” by a famous television series, since you are not really supposed to traverseContinue reading “Is the Great Attractor a Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann? “
The Force: a new candidate for dark matter
Christian Vogt Independent researcher. Hannover, Germany. Email: christian (at) jcvogt (dot) de Download PDF Only about 5% of the total mass of the universe consists of ordinary matter (mostly protons, neutrons and electrons, which form atoms). The missing 95% divide into dark matter (ca. 25%) and dark energy (ca. 70%) (Planck Collaboration, 2013) – see FigureContinue reading “The Force: a new candidate for dark matter”