AltruPhysics: A bit of astrophysics and a bit of altruism.
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- Love, death and black holes
How do stellar-mass black hole binaries form? I’ll explain it through a love story that began a billion years ago, in a galaxy far, far away.
- How can you save a life?
For the new year I propose a very ambitious project: Save a life. Today we’ll see how to achieve it in a simple and effective way.
- How has the world changed since I was born?
What was the world like 36 years ago? What has changed since then? And what can we change today to make the future as good as possible?
- Existential risks
Imagine if three nuclear bombs were dropped on southern Spain, each one 100 times more destructive than the Hiroshima bomb. Well, this has actually already happened, and it’s just one of many accidents that could have ended catastrophically.
- The end of the Universe
Have you ever wondered if the Universe will exist forever? And if it does have an end… what will it be like? And what will happen to Earth? And to life? Let’s talk about the end of all endings.
- The radiation we should be worried about
Imagine that today a plane full of children crashed. Now imagine another plane crashing an hour later. And then another, and another, and so on every hour of every day of every year. Oddly enough, the reality is even worse. And yet no one talks about this tragedy. How is it possible? Do we live in a sensible society? In this episode I will talk about a radiation that should concern us.
- The most important pixel in History
About the most important pixel in History: A bit of astronomical poetry to get to see everyday problems from a different perspective.
- This is Altruphysics
Welcome to Altruphysics: A bit of astrophysics and a bit of altruism. Here I’ll explain where the name comes from and what it is about.