If you are an amateur astronomer you will find here a lot of information and advice to initiate yourself in amateur astrophotography, especially digital deep space astrophotography using CCD cameras.There is advice for the beginner astrophotographer, recommended software, webcam modifications, astrophotography basic techniques and a lot more.I apologize in advance for my English (my mother tong is Spanish), if you find some word misspelt or wrong grammer I would appreciate it, if you send your c
Part 3 of "The Elegant Universe" with host Brian Greene shows how Edward Witten of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, aided by others, revolutionized string theory by successfully uniting the five different versions into a single theory that is cryptically named "M-theory," a development that requires a total of eleven dimensions.Ten...eleven...who's counting? But the new 11th dimension implies that strings can come in shapes called membranes, or "branes" for short. These have truly scien
In the second hour of "The Elegant Universe," a three-hour miniseries with physicist Brian Greene, delve into the nuts, bolts, and outright nuttiness of string theory.Part 2, "String's the Thing," opens with a whimsical scene in a movie theater in which the history of the universe runs backwards to the Big Bang, the moment at which general relativity and quantum mechanics both came into play, and therefore the point at which our conventional model of reality breaks down.