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Apr 14, 2016 09:19 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Hawking said it's not likely that scientists will find intelligent alien life in the next 20 years. But he had one caveat.
Mar 31, 2016 02:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Where DO baby planets come from? Well, this observation of a young star sporting a ringed protoplanetary disk holds the answer.
Mar 2, 2016 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. for a fascinating Perimeter Institute public lecture on the mysteries of dark matter.
Feb 23, 2016 07:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The pair of black holes the set off the first detection of gravitational waves through space may have been spawned by the death of a single, massive star.
Feb 11, 2016 10:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes has been confirmed, proving a critical Einstein theory.
Feb 10, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What are they? Why are they important? Why should we care?
Feb 8, 2016 09:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravity waves, gravitational waves and primordial gravitational waves... what do they mean? Is there a difference?
Feb 8, 2016 01:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
More gravitational wave discovery rumors are flying, but this time they've taken a specific -- and, possibly, really exciting -- new twist.
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