WHY DON’T ELECTRONS FALL INTO THE NUCLEUS

Introduction. Classically, we understand that negative and positive charges attract. If you rub a polyester rod on your hair and bring it close to a thin stream of water, pieces of paper or a gold leaf electroscope, you will probably view this fact. This brings the question, why don’t electrons fall into the nucleus given […]

A REVISION OF NEO-DARWINISM.

In 1859 Charles Darwin published on the Origin of Species by Natural Selection. In this book he introduced a natural means on how life diversified(Darwin, 2004). It has been 159 years since this book was published. As any other scientific theory, Evolution has undergone revisions. The late palaeontologist Stephen Jay Gould in his magnum opus, […]

EVAPORATION OF BLACK HOLES.

Stephen Hawkins in the 1970s brought the world to a standstill when he theoretically (mathematically) showed that black holes are not really black. Black holes are called black because the force of gravity is so high that even light cannot escape its grip. Relativity predicted, correctly, that as gravity bends space, it bends light as […]

THE ILLUSION OF FREE WILL.

Albert Einstein believed that ‘if you cannot explain it simply enough you have not understood it enough,’ so I start this piece with a very simple illustration. I have one calculator, an old Casio® fx82-ms. The digits that this calculator can display (am excluding the 10x portion and decimal points) are 10 digits. So this […]

GAME THEORY IN KENYAN POLITICS; THE PRISONERS’ DILEMMA

Those who follow international news should by now know of the impasse that Kenya is headed in regards to the repeat presidential election. Yesterday one of the seven commissioners of the electoral commission resigned, the chairman gave a statement a few hours later stating that the commission was unable to guarantee a free, fair and […]