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Olbers' paradox

BBC h2g2 page discussing Olbers' paradox and its solutions.

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Olbers' paradox

An in depth discussion of Olbers' paradox.

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Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each

Famous paradoxes explained in just over a minute, including three physics ones; the grandfather paradox, twin paradox and Schrödinger’s Cat.

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Why is the sky dark at night?

If you think the answer to this question (known as Olbers' paradox) is obvious, think again.

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Can you explain Olbers' paradox?

Short and simple answer from a NASA astrophysicist.

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Why is the sky dark at night? video

A short film explaining Olbers' paradox and its most probable solution.

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The Physics Behind Schrödinger's Cat Paradox

Erwin Schrödinger's joke about quantum mechanics has now become engrained into popular culture. This article explains the science behind the paradox.

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Fermi Paradox - Wikipedia

A page describing the Fermi paradox: the apparent contradiction between high estimates of the probability of the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations and the lack of evidence for, or contact ...

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The paradox that lets you float a cruise ship in a bucket of water

A strange paradox where you can float a ship on just a few inches of water.

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The Inertia of Twins

A discussion of three paradoxes associated with the theory of relativity: the barn pole, super-luminal scissors and the twins.

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