Everybody is already discussing ChatGPT, and since I’m a software developer and writer, I hope to have some useful insights to add.
Science Fiction is rife with laser weaponry. The X-Wings in Star Wars feature laser cannons, and the heroes of Battlestar Galactica carry laser pistols. But, how realistic are those?
Light is everywhere. By day it shines down on us from the sun, by night it comes from our lamps. But how well do we really understand it?
Science Fiction is rife with FTL (faster-than-light) travel and communication, But what that often overlooks is how that automatically allows time travel. Let’s have a look.
What would happen if you were to look in a mirror while you traveling at the speed of light? Would it be dark because the light can’t reach the mirror from your face? The answer might surprise you.