Tag: physics

How to travel faster than light

You don’t have to be much of a science enthusiast to have heard that you can’t go faster than light. Well, I’m going to tell you at least one way that two real, honest-to-god objects, that exist in our universe, can move away from one another faster than the speed of light. Now, don’t get

How Do Glaciers Move?

Here’s something we all take for granted: Liquid things flow like liquids, and solid things flow like, well… solid things don’t flow, right? Not so fast. Glaciers are cool, and not just cuz they’re made of ice. I’m here at Mendenhall Glacier, one of about 40 glaciers in the famed Juneau Icefield. Glaciers are cool,