Kimberly Murphy

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Ask Ethan: If the Universe is expanding, why aren’t we?

Space is getting bigger, but atoms, humans, Earth and our Milky Way stay the same size. How is this possible?<p><i>“The Universe is expanding the way your</i> …

Universe

Einstein’s theory of gravity may have to be rewritten

Researchers at the University of St Andrews found a gigantic ring of galaxies darting away from us much faster than predicted.<p>This 10 million light …

Does time and space continue if you fall into a black hole?

One of the biggest problems when studying black holes is that the laws of physics as we know them cease to apply in their deepest regions. Large …

Black Holes

Ancient Galaxy Provides Clues about the Formation of the Universe

Everything that you see today, including ourselves, is made up of star dust from the result of that cosmic evolution over 13 billion years ago. For …

Some Photos of Earth For Shaq, Who Thinks the Earth is Flat

Dr. Shaquille O’Neal is no longer a professional basketball player, he’s a podcaster. That means he has unlimited opportunities to stick his size 22 …

Basketball

Scientists just discovered a huge cluster of galaxies hidden in Earth’s backyard

A team of astronomers from several corners of the globe just discovered a massive collection of galaxies that they didn’t even know was there. That …

Conservatives can be convinced to fight climate change with a specific kind of language

Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again,” is only one prominent example of a long-standing conservative tradition of eulogizing the past. Progressive politicians often campaign with the promise of a better future. But conservatives recognize that pledging to restore a golden past …

Climate

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How climate science deniers can accept so many 'impossible things' all at once | Graham Readfern

New research claims psychological traits could help explain why climate science deniers often make contradictory arguments<p>Sometimes, climate science deniers will tell you that we can’t predict global temperatures in the future. Sometimes, they’ll say we’re heading for an ice age.<p>Occasionally, …

Astronomers Just Spotted Deep-Space Galaxies That Are Like Nothing We've Seen Before

Star systems "never before dreamed of".<p>Astronomers have gazed deep into a distant region of space and found evidence of a hidden trove of young …

Universe

Thousands of tiny robots will look 11 billion years back in time to solve one of the oldest mysteries in the universe

Under the command of scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL), the robot soldiers will peer 11 billion years back in time.<p>What they see could help us solve some of the biggest (and oldest) riddles in the universe.<p>And the mission just got the greenlight from the Department of Energy …