Joshua Chandler

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Pluto's Black Spots and Charon's Dark Pole Grow in New Horizons View

NASA's New Horizons mission is kicking off its climactic month of July with amazing views that clearly show Pluto's black spots and Charon's dark pole growing in the spacecraft's virtual windshield.<p>After traveling for nine years and 3 billion miles, the New Horizons probe is less than two weeks and …

Solar System

The genesis and renaissance of general relativity

Another Perimeter Institute lecture, by Jürgen Renn, on the theory by which as John Wheeler put it - ‘Matter tells space how to curve. Space tells matter how to move’<p>As described in Pedro Ferreira’s book “The Perfect Theory”, after its development by Albert Einstein about a 100 years ago, and the …

Physics

Do We Need to Rewrite General Relativity? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

General relativity, the theory of gravity Albert Einstein published 100 years ago, is one of the most successful theories we have. It has passed …

Physics

Free-Floating Planets May be More Common Than Stars

PASADENA, Calif. -- Astronomers, including a NASA-funded team member, have discovered a new class of Jupiter-sized planets floating alone in the dark …

Universe

From string theory to Mother Of All Theories

<i>String theory — there are five of them — merges Einstein’s general relativity with quantum mechanics to understand black holes and the universe. Now</i> …