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How Does Something Come Out of Nothing? A Cosmic Tale

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Pankaj S. Joshi, PhD<p>The question of where the universe came from isn’t solved by pointing to the big bang, because this begs the question of where it came from. In physics creation is often dubbed “something out of nothing,” meaning that the entire observable cosmos emerged …

What Was Our Universe Like Before the Big Bang?

Theoretical physicists and cosmologists deal with the biggest questions, like “Why are we here?” “When did the universe begin?” and “How?” Another …

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

Russia prepares to decriminalize some domestic violence

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> There's an old Russian expression: "If he beats you it means he loves you."<p>Now, in a chilling reminder of that sentiment, Russian legislators are moving toward decriminalizing some forms of domestic violence. Women's rights groups fear it will reignite a problem that still plagues …

CNN

Revealed! 97% of human body is made up of stardust!

Stars are made up of almost two dozen chemical elements, but researchers only listed those elements that are considered to be the building blocks of …

The Four Biggest Mistakes Of Einstein's Scientific Life

In science, as in life, you usually get things wrong over and over again before you get it right. That’s particularly true whenever you’re trying something new; no one is born an expert at anything. We have to accumulate a strong foundation — a toolkit for problem-solving, if you will — before …

Physics

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Astrophysics

Earth - The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

<i>This was the most-read story on BBC Earth in 2015. Here is another chance to read it.</i><p>It could happen to anyone. Maybe you're out trying to find a new habitable planet for the human race, or maybe you're just on a long walk and you slip. Whatever the circumstances, at some point we all find …

Physics

Earth - Why is there something rather than nothing?

People have wrestled with the mystery of why the universe exists for thousands of years. Pretty much every ancient culture came up with its own creation story - most of them leaving the matter in the hands of the gods - and philosophers have written reams on the subject. But science has had little …

Dark Matter
Baseball

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market

After decades of subtle developments that largely went unnoticed by much of the working world, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken center stage in the last 2-3 years as a “hot” technology.<p>From Google’s surge of acquisitions (DeepMind, Boston Dynamics, etc.), to increased venture capital …

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