Bent Jets from Black Holes – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses why the jets from some galaxies can be bent into so-called NATS and WATS. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Professor Mike Merrifield is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/physics/people/michael.merrifield Galaxy Radiation (A "Ridiculously Huge" Amount of Energy): https://youtu.be/zNWPzFczmLY Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/deepskyvideos Read…

Untangling the Cosmic Web – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Discussing how we understand and study the architecture of the Universe… Featuring Dr Meghan Gray from the University of Nottingham. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More about The 300 Project at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~ppzfrp/The300 More videos with Dr Gray: http://bit.ly/Meghan_Playlist Illustris: https://www.illustris-project.org Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook at…

NEWS: What’s up with Muons? – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professors Ed Copeland and Tony Padilla discuss latest results in particle physics from Fermilab and the Large Hadron Collider. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ The Fermilab Muon g-2 result: https://news.fnal.gov/2021/04/first-results-from-fermilabs-muon-g-2-experiment-strengthen-evidence-of-new-physics/ The LHCb result: https://home.cern/news/news/physics/intriguing-new-result-lhcb-experiment-cern Our visit to CERN: http://bit.ly/LHCvideos Long interviews with Ed: http://bit.ly/CopelandGoesLong More videos with Ed: http://bit.ly/EdCopeland…

A New Image of THAT Black Hole ⚫ – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses a new image revealing polarised light (and the magnetic field) around M87’s supermassive black hole. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Our video on the original image: https://youtu.be/rflupY5Aa-Q See our black hole playlist of videos: http://bit.ly/Black_Hole_Videos Event Horizon Telescope: https://eventhorizontelescope.org More about the new image: https://eventhorizontelescope.org/blog/astronomers-image-magnetic-fields-edge-m87s-black-hole…

The G-Dwarf Problem – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham discusses some new research into star formation. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More videos with Mike Merrfield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Mike on Objectivity: https://youtu.be/PccGklgNlHs Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri The "G-dwarf problem" revisited – paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/2101.11022 Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook…

Why Starlight is like Rain – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses the stellar aberration and the acceleration of the Sun. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More with Professor Merrifield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Gaia Early Data Release 3: https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/early-data-release-3 Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/sixtysymbols And Twitter at http://twitter.com/sixtysymbols This project features scientists from The…

How Smooth is a Neutron Star? – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham talking about neutron stars and pulsars. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More videos with Mike: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Our "sister channel" about astronomy is Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos The (multi-authored) paper we discussed: https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.14251 Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook…

Nobel Prize for Black Holes – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded for work on black holes – as Tony Padilla and Mike Merrifield explain. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Nobel Prize announcement: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2020/summary/ Our previous videos on Nobel Prizes: http://bit.ly/SSNobel Telescope Tours: http://bit.ly/telescopetours Brady interviews Roger Penrose on Numberphile: https://youtu.be/JiDWGbsVEno More Black…

Death of The Lecture – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Is the traditional lecture dead? Professors Mike Merrifield and Phil Moriarty – both from the University of Nottingham – have differing views. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Phil Moriarty entire interview: https://youtu.be/kzsF6V-Frgo Mike Merrifield entire interview: https://youtu.be/IuZD5vwNRgI Mike Merrifield playlist: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Phil Moriarty Playlist: http://bit.ly/Prof_Moriarty Read more from Phil:…

NEWS: The Runaway Star – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses a unique white dwarf star. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More from Professor Merrifield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/deepskyvideos Here’s the paper discussed: https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/496/4/4079/5860288 Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/sixtysymbols And Twitter at http://twitter.com/sixtysymbols This project features scientists from The University…

Cracking a Black Hole Paradox – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Researchers may have used wormholes to solve the so-called "Black Hole Information Paradox", as Tony Padilla explains. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More Black Hole videos: http://bit.ly/Black_Hole_Videos More Tony Padilla videos: https://bit.ly/Padilla_SixtySymbols Papers and reading from this video: Replica wormholes and the black hole interior https://inspirehep.net/literature/1767458 Replica Wormholes and…

The Corona Supernova – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield on SN 2020jfo – a potential target for backyard astronomers during the pandemic lockdown! More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Details of the discovery: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020jfo Thanks to Robert Spellman: https://www.facebook.com/groups/555658491690725/ Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos Our videos on Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects More Merrifield videos: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Mike Merrifield is…

The (Professional) Backyard Astronomer – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professional astronomer Michael Merrifield tries his hand at some backyard astronomy during the 2020 lockdown. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos Our videos on Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects More Merrifield videos: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Mike Merrifield is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham. Mike tweets at: https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri Papers…

Physics in a Lockdown – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Philip Moriarty talks about doing (and studying) physics during the pandemic lockdown. Phil’s blog is at https://bit.ly/2VPmQOR and see more links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More Phil Moriarty videos: http://bit.ly/Prof_Moriarty Isaac Physics: https://isaacphysics.org/ Spark by the IoP: https://spark.iop.org Amazon affiliate links Rage Inside the Machine: https://amzn.to/2xiyfgK Wilderun: https://amzn.to/35hC6r2 Out…

Betelgeuse might explode (in the next 150,000 years) – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield pours some cold water on Betelgeuse – but also explains what will happen when it DOES explode. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More videos with Mike Merrifield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Mike is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham – he tweets here: https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri Neutrinos from Beta Processes…

The Pope’s Astronomer – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Speaking with Brother Guy Consolmagno – director of The Vatican Observatory. See two other videos in this "trinity" – space rocks at https://youtu.be/5OI4wb2XIZc and The Pope’s Telescopes at https://youtu.be/ccoGKAL6Qas More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ The Vatican Observatory. Observatory website: http://www.vaticanobservatory.va Brother Guy on Twitter:https://twitter.com/specolations Brother Guy shows us items…

Physics Professor watches “the goop lab” – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Philip Moriarty watched episode 5 of the goop lab, which focuses on energy. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ the goop lab on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80244690 More videos with Phil: http://bit.ly/Prof_Moriarty Phil is a physics professor at The University of Nottingham: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/physics/people/philip.moriarty He wrote a blog about the goop lab…

X17 – A new particle? — Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Ed Copeland discusses research into the so-called X17 particle. More videos with Ed: http://bit.ly/EdCopeland More links, clarifications and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Professor Ed Copeland is based at the University of Nottingham… https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/physics/people/ed.copeland Long interviews with Ed: http://bit.ly/CopelandGoesLong Periodic Videos – see videos about every element from our sister channel:…

Biggest and Smallest Stars – Sixty Symbols 0 (0)

From Sixty Symbols. Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More videos with Mike: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos Paul Crowther on DSV: https://youtu.be/WWbdcr1-hA0 Pi Million: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__UlMppZZgs Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/sixtysymbols And Twitter at http://twitter.com/sixtysymbols This project features scientists…