All posts by Paul M. Sutter

By Paul M. Sutter on August 20, 2019 in
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What is chaos theory? How can something be both deterministic and unpredictable?

By Paul M. Sutter on August 8, 2019 in
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Sailing on light for fun and profit. What if we shoot lasers at lightsails? Does life increase the entropy of the universe?

By Paul M. Sutter on August 6, 2019 in
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How do cracks appear in spacetime? What does it have to do with symmetry?

By Paul M. Sutter on July 18, 2019 in
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Goodbye trusty Voyager! and will Jupiter ever become a star?

By Paul M. Sutter on July 16, 2019 in
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Why is it so hard to predict solar eclipses? How did Newton and Halley team up to solve it? What have we learned from solar eclipses since then?

By Paul M. Sutter on July 11, 2019 in
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Live from the AstroTours All-Stars Party, Exploring Titan, Life in the solar system.

By Paul M. Sutter on July 2, 2019 in
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How hard is interstellar travel? What are the possible ways to achieve the required energy?

By Paul M. Sutter on June 27, 2019 in
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Will James Ever Make it to Space? How does redshift work?