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Here's What Scientists Mean When They Say the Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

The Holographic Universe<p>For decades now, scientists have been investigating the possibility that our Universe is, or once was, a giant hologram, …

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

Quantum Physics

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Planetary Scientists: Alien Life Might Not Need Planets to Evolve and Survive

Life in a Cold Brown Dwarf<p>In the hunt for a celestial body that could host life (specifically, life like that found on Earth), scientists have …

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Astronomers Have Discovered an Unexpected Object Orbiting Our Galaxy

Surprise!<p>Scientists have discovered a hidden dwarf galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way - and it could change our understanding of how dark matter holds …

Universe

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Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

A New Paper Claims Our Understanding of Gravity Is Totally Wrong

What if gravity is just an illusion?<p>A theoretical physicist has come up with a new hypothesis that could finally explain the mystery of dark matter - …

An Iconic Physics Experiment Could Unlock a Theory of Everything

The classic double-slit experiment could be the key to uncovering a unified theory of everything.<p>An iconic physics experiment may be the key to unlocking a theory of everything, according to a physicist from the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology. The double-slit experiment, which proves …

When Was the First Light in the Universe?

The speed of light gives us an amazing tool for studying the Universe. Because light only travels a mere 300,000 kilometers per second, when we see …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

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The Untold Story of the First Atoms in the Universe

Exactly when and how were the original hydrogen atoms destroyed? A new telescope may provide an answer.<p><b>By Aaron Parsons,</b> <i>Associate Professor of</i> …

A New Dwarf Planet Has Just Been Discovered in Our Solar System

Pluto has a friend!<p>Scientists have identified a new dwarf planet in our Solar System, and it’s lurking way out in the edges, some 13.6 billion km …

Astronomy

This theory explains how there could be different dimensions of time

String theory, one of the most complex theories in the scientific community, may also be the "Theory of Everything" — a framework that explains everything in the universe. While still theoretical and highly debated, the mathematics of string theory suggests that there could be multiple dimensions …

How big is the universe? Attempting to answer one of astronomy’s most complex questions

The universe is a <i>big</i> place, and it’s hard to fathom the immense size given our finite ideas of distance here on Earth. Because of this, determining …

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