Traveling Light

Traveling Light

Vsauce, I’m Jake and it is good to have some company out here…I’ve been alone for quite some time. We’re currently headed 10,000ly away from Earth. You actually just missed Alpha Centauri, the closest star system to our own solar system at 4.37 light years …

Is Time Travel Really Possible?

Is Time Travel Really Possible?

Imagine you own a watch that let’s you travel through time. One day, you get the bright idea to travel back to the 1920’s to mess with your grandparents. You press a few buttons, and suddenly you’re standing beside old Pappy who is taking in …

Is Interstellar Travel Possible? (Time Dilation & The Speed of Light)

Is Interstellar Travel Possible? (Time Dilation & The Speed of Light)

How will humans colonize the stars beyond our own solar system? Research in space travel has only recently begun to tackle this problem. But almost 100 years ago, Albert Einstein made some revolutionary claims about the types of challenges that await those who travel at …