Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Universe Outside the Aquarium Tank


My grandparents’ home has an aquarium tank of goldfishes. They have big bulging eyes and fat bloated bodies which are clothed with a set of brilliantly golden scales differing in shades of orange color.¬†They always swim in the 3-dimensional tank with a look of stupid expressions on their faces. Their stupidity prompted me to recall that a goldfish only has a 3 – second memory, so that they are thinking they are always swimming in a new place within the same¬†field.

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When Galaxies Collide

What happens when galaxies collide? Common sense told us that an explosion will usually follow. A more creative mind will come up with greater science – fiction ideas, like releasing stream of highly energetic x – ray photons that somehow distort space and create black hole.

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