My Top Medium Articles 2019–2020

Image by Comfreak from Pixabay

1. We All Travel Through Spacetime at the Speed of Light

2. How to Rewire Your Brain

How your mind makes up stuff to make sense of it all

How we perceive colors at different wavelengths of light. Photo by Mirza Babic on Unsplash

“Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet.” — Paul Klee

An underrated material with fascinating properties

6 categories of scientific curiosity and how to use it to your advantage

Photo by Dimitri Houtteman on Unsplash

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” — Ellen Parr

Caffeine is not the only reason for coffee!

Image by Wolfgang Eckert from Pixabay

The stars within 10 lightyears and their quirks

Image based on images from Canva Pro.

“What’s the point of racing around the galaxy if you aren’t going to have fun?”― Zoraida Córdova, A Crash of Fate

I missed the “Three Quarks Walk Into a Bar” opportunity there, but maybe next time!

Does it have any choice?

CHALLENGE: From Hollywood time to better use of our personal time.

What is TIME?

Without breaking any physical laws.

Cerenkov light from a reactor core as a result of particles traveling faster than the light in the water. Image credits: Genevieve Martin/ORNL

How would it be to catch up with a beam of light?

Entropy and the arrow of time. Bonus-fun: Replace the concept of entropy with the concept of happiness.

Image by Anton Kufer from Pixabay

‘Don’t try to understand it. Feel it.’

Lenka Otap

Computer scientist and almost-astrophysicist. Curious about life, the universe, and everything. Are you too?

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