Anja Sjöstrom

Author at 'The Secrets Of The Universe', I am an 18-year-old high school student from Switzerland taking the IB diploma. I always strive to share and spread knowledge should it be through writing, tutoring, or engaging communities with shared interests in my school.

What is a Dyson Sphere?

The Brilliant Concept Behind a Cosmic Megastructure to Capture All of the Sun’s Energy.

Always imagined as encompassing the sun, the star closest to our planet, a Dyson Sphere is, more generally speaking, a hypothetical megastructure – an enormous self-supporting artificial construct, which is entirely wrapped around a star …

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Thomson Cathode Rays

Remembering the Work of the Man Who Discovered The Electron & Changed The Course of History.

British physicist Sir Joseph John Thomson was born exactly 164 years ago, in 1856, and is today credited with discovering the first subatomic particle: the electron, which he under-covered in 1897. Other notable discoveries include …

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The Genius of Sheldon Lee Glashow: The Man Who Proposed The First Grand Unified Theory.

Sheldon Lee Glashow, an American theoretical physicist born on December 5th, 1932, was known amongst others for his notable contribution to the unification of elementary-particle forces. This step represented significant progress in physics as “unification” …

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