Gravitational waves are ripples that carry energy across the universe. They were predicted to exist by Albert Einstein in 1916 as a consequence of his General Theory of Relativity. Although there is strong
Like so many of our own! No judgments, Earth. A new study in Nature Geoscience, from two Stanford researchers, indicates that our planet's super-dense, super strong core may not be as strong as we'd thought.
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One of America’s richest families has become the subject of a dark tell-all blog written by one of their own. Family members say the blog’s allegations of abuse are deceitful libel designed to extort from
Perhaps the biggest secret in the Universe is the mysterious substance that makes up most of its mass. If dark matter does exist, asks Matthew Francis, what exactly is it? Beautiful as it is, the Universe
Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter. Can you trust nothing in life? A new physics paper suggests that the speed of light in a vacuum may not be constant, and that a vacuum isn't actually
In a collection of previously unpublished letters that have been made available online today, naturalist Charles Darwin reveals a highly emotional and personal side. In letters to his closest friend, botanist
Europe's Planck telescope, which last week showed us a picture of the oldest light streaming across the Universe, has another trick up its sleeve. It has also mapped the distribution of all the matter
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