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“Relativity”

Nov 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
Nov 24, 2014 03:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Many of the physics theories explained in the movie 'Interstellar' are being investigated by the world's most powerful particle accelerator, which is awesome. Continue reading →
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 →
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