Nothing could come between them, a love story of two electrons
Stephen Jensen- December 13th 2018
Why doesn't the earth collapse in on itself? How electron attraction and coulombic repulsion gives us all breathing room.
Uncertainty keeps us stable: Atomic Theory Part 2
Stephen Jensen- December 16th 2016
Electrons occupy orbitals around the nucleus because it is too high energy for the electron to spiral into the nucleus.
Atoms are mostly empty space Atomic Theory: Part 1
Stephen Jensen- November 11th 2016
We take for granted how solid atoms are when they are almost entirely empty space. This post looks at why everything doesn't collapse.
Why is the Sky Blue?
Stephen Jensen- September 20th 2016
Why isn't the sky purple? How our vision influences how we see the atmosphere.
Why is lead so bad anyway?
Stephen Jensen- June 10th 2016
This post dives into the biochemistry behind why lead contamination in drinking water is such a big problem.