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The Last of the Universe’s Ordinary Matter Has Been Found

For decades, astronomers weren’t able to find all of the atomic matter in the universe. A series of recent papers has revealed where it’s been hiding.<p>…

Galaxies

Gravitational waves provide dose of reality about extra dimensions

While last year's discovery of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars was earth-shaking, it won't add extra dimensions to our understanding …

Neutron Stars

What Was It Like When The Big Bang First Began?

Looking out at our Universe today, we not only see a huge variety of stars and galaxies both nearby and far away, we also see a curious relationship: the farther away a distant galaxy is, the faster it appears to move away from us. In cosmic terms, the Universe is expanding, with all the galaxies …

Dark Matter

Why Relativity's True: The Evidence for Einstein's Theory

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of "Ask a Spaceman"</i> …

Physics

The 4th Flavor? Scientists Close in on a New Kind of Neutrino

I love a good mystery, whether it turns out that the butler did it, or if it was Colonel Mustard in the library with a candlestick.<p>But I love …

Best of Last Week – Possible new form of matter, black holes as wormholes and why hunger makes people angry

It was another good week for physics as a trio of researchers from the University of Toronto suggested that a new form of matter may lie just beyond …

NOVA - Official Website | Inside Einstein's Mind

Inside Einstein's Mind<p><i>PBS Airdate:</i> November 25, 2015<p><i>NARRATOR:</i> It's a mysterious force that shapes our universe. It feels familiar, but it's far …

Physicists invent flux capacitor to break time–reversal symmetry

Physicists have invented a flux capacitor and, while it might not run a 'Back to the Future' inspired time machine, they say it will have important …

Quantum Physics

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

The illusion of time

Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p><b>The Order of Time</b> <i>Carlo Rovelli</i> Allen Lane …

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

People are struggling to guess how many triangles are actually in this viral photo — see if you can figure it out

If you're a fan of brain teasers, you'll love the latest one sweeping the Internet.<p>On Monday, journalist Jitesh Pillaai shared a black-and-white drawing of several triangles hidden within one triangle and asked social media users to identify just how many of them they could find.<p>The brain teaser …

This Stunning Video on The History of Time Will Make You Have Feelings About The Entire Universe

You need to see this.<p>Although we use it every day, time is complicated.<p>When we break it up into small pieces, most people are pretty good at …

I’m building a machine that breaks the rules of reality

A FEW years ago, I had an idea that may sound a little crazy: I thought I could see a way to build an engine that works harder than the laws of …

University of Oxford

Easing uncertainty

Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, the fundamental impossibility of simultaneously measuring properties such as position and momentum, is at the …

Suspended – Medium

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Physics

Netflix reveals the 10 horror movies that are so scary people can’t finish them

Netflix hit an absolute goldmine in terms of screamfests with one of its latest offerings, Veronica, which some people have been saying is so scary …

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Stephen Hawking explains what happened before Big Bang

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>So there was this chicken, OK? And then there was this egg.<p>No, wait. There was this egg, you see. And then there was this chicken.<p>It's easy to see quite a few scientific theories as relying on a decision as …

10 Netflix Hidden Gems To Add To Your Watch List

I get paralysed by too many choices. Most nights when I flick on Netflix, if I am not already deep in a series, I just sit there flicking through the …

What is The True Nature of Reality?

In the past 24 hours, we've featured two comics that question the nature of reality and the universe. The humor comes from our confusion about those …

Everything you know about space is wrong

In his new book, Everything you know about space is wrong, Matt Brown tackles some of the myths and misconceptions about outer space, and human space …

Astronomy

This new multiverse theory will blow your mind

You’ve read about them in sci-fi novels, seen them in sci-fi movies, and virtually entered them through sci-fi video games, but is there any way …

Neutrons

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

The people who think 9/11 may have been an 'inside job'

<b>On 11 September 2001, four passenger planes were hijacked by radical Islamist terrorists - almost 3,000 people were killed as the aircraft were flown into the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. Just hours after the collapse of New York's Twin Towers, a conspiracy theory</b> …

International Trade

15 Terrifying Horror Movies That'll Ruin Your Sleep In 2018

Get excited<p>So far 2018 isn't showing many signs of being much better than 2017, but the good news is you'll have plenty of opportunities this year to escape the horrors of the real world with the horrors of cinema. Read on a for a list of some of the scariest movies hitting cinemas in the coming …