“What’s inside a block on the blockchain?”

As a blockchain node operator, I often get into conversations with people who are exploring blockchain and cryptocurrencies, but struggle with the plethora of concepts and terms used in the scene.

The questions that pop up in these conversations tend to be an interesting mix of legitimate concerns, false comparisons, and twists of thought. Therefore, I thought it would be fun to share some of them here, along with their answers.

First one up: “What’s inside a block on the blockchain?”