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Nov 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate 100 years since Einstein formulated his theory of general relativity, we celebrate the beautiful observations created by a spacetime phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.
Nov 12, 2015 06:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a blinding beacon lighting up the night, a powerful gamma-ray-generating stellar husk has been seen pulsating in a neighboring galaxy.
Nov 9, 2015 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What's with those asteroids that are streaming dust, just like a comet? One researcher explains how this could happen.
Nov 4, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight, the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario, will be hosting an extra special public lecture with 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics David Wineland -- watch it here.
Nov 2, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Lindsay Dodgson, LiveScience
Researchers crashed two beams of protons together at the highest energy level yet achieved.
Oct 29, 2015 01:15 PM ET
Scientists are taking initial steps in a long-term effort to learn as much as they can about gravitational waves -- mysterious undulations in the fabric of space-time that have so far evaded clear detection.
Oct 21, 2015 05:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Deep inside the Tarantula Nebula, some 160,000 light-years from Earth, live a pair of very strange stars.
Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Contributor
Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies within the fiction? The answer is, more than you might think.
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