A public lecture and interactive webcast by Amanda Peet Black holes are the ‘thought experiment’ par excellence, where the big three of physics - quantum mechanics, general relativity and thermodynamics
Andromeda Galaxy (NASA) A new video from design collective Kurz Gesagt explains the Fermi paradox Joanna Rothkopf May 6, 2015 3:45pm (UTC) The observable universe is 90 billion lightyears in diameter around
A JPL team is planning a Phobos visit as an Apollo 8-style primer mission for a Mars landing in the 2030s NASA is ready for humans to go to Mars, though it's got a lot to do between now and its targeted
Thunder and lightning provide one of the earliest tangible lessons in life about physics and the hidden forces that shape our universe. Counting the seconds between a bolt of lightning and a clap of thunder
High, high above Earth, in a space station built several years ago, the Force is strong and bringing welcome entertainment to people who have signed on to float around in a tin can in orbit. That's right
Starstruck The star cluster, only 15 percent the size of the Milky Way, dates to just 670 million years after the big bang—not long after the first stars turned on. In their quest to find the most distant
A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed. The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath stages.
Scientists at the University of Southampton claim missions, spacecraft and satellites are at risk from 50,000 pieces of debris hurtling around the Earth Spacecraft are at risk from dangerous debris which