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“Relativity”

Sep 30, 2014 08:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mass and gravity are intimately related, so it stands to reason that the link between the Higgs boson and gravity is just as fundamental -- now astronomers are looking to the stars to actually test the finer details of this relationship. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravitational waves are hard to observe, but they could have a dramatic effect on stars that we could possibly detect. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 04:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
One of the most enduring mysteries behind the dynamics of supermassive black holes, and their impacts on galactic evolution, has been uncovered by an international team of astrophysicists. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 01:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sometimes, a discovery is announced prematurely; that's the case here.
Jun 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to visualize what a future starship may look like, NASA physicist Sonny White and space artist Mark Rademaker have teamed up to create the 'IXS Enterprise.'
Apr 1, 2014 03:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Last month's BICEP2 discovery of gravitational waves is compelling evidence for the inflationary period just after the Big Bang. But what if there's another explanation? Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 03:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Theoretical physicists may have stumbled onto a solution to the black hole "information paradox" -- what if a black hole's singularity isn't an infinitely dense point in space-time? Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 07:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The renowned physicist has thrown the black hole "firewall paradox" into the limelight by suggesting black holes' event horizons be replaced with "apparent horizons." Continue reading →
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