Science and U: Did the Universe Have a Beginning?

Physicist Dr. Weiping Yu returns with Science and U to comment on the new images of an enormous ‘swiss cheese’ bubble surrounding the Earth. How do superbubbles form? What really is this thing that we call gravity? Dr. Yu also comments on the puzzling formation of planets, stars, and supermassive black holes; whether the universe […]

Science and U: Complex Magnetism

In this classic Science and U segment from January 9, 2020, physicist Dr. Weiping Yu comments on the latest science news from around the world. The physicist reflects on the news of LIGO picking up on gravitational waves emitted during a celestial scuffle between two neutron stars. Plus, Dr. Yu also comments on pulsar’s surface […]

Science and U: Are We Living in a Simulation?

Dr. Weiping Yu is back with another segment of Science and U. On the claim that there is a fifty percent chance we’re living in a simulation, Dr. Yu remarks says, “there is a fundamental problem in quantum physics” and this is why such claims arise. What can better explain our universe if not quantum […]