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Oct 7, 2015 02:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Our universe is actually really simple, it's just our cosmological theories that are getting needlessly complex, argues one of the world's leading theoretical physicists.
Sep 19, 2015 03:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After undergoing a 5-year upgrade, the world's most powerful gravitational wave detector is back online and hunting for the tiniest of tiny fluctuations in spacetime.
Aug 26, 2015 08:34 AM ET // Mike Wall,
Stephen Hawking may have just solved one of the most vexing mysteries in physics — the 'information paradox.'
Aug 10, 2015 08:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through extremely high precision measurements of a pulsar orbiting a white dwarf star, astronomers have found that the gravitational constant, which dictates the force of gravity, is 'reassuringly constant' throughout the universe.
Jun 9, 2015 03:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After poring over the details of the most perfect Einstein Ring imaged to date, ALMA astronomers have discovered that this distant galaxy is a frenzy of star formation.
Apr 23, 2015 01:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) now spans the diameter of our planet and, when the vast project goes online, astronomers will get their first glimpse of the bright ring surrounding a supermassive black hole.
Mar 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Researchers using the Hubble space telescope took advantage of a naturally occurring zoom lens in space to capture an unprecedented quadruple image of an ancient supernova.
Nov 29, 2014 01:25 PM ET //
So-called strange stars, made of radically different stuff than ordinary matter, may finally be detectable.
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