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Apr 14, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few things that get us more excited than the mysteries of dark matter and the warping of spacetime, but when you have both wrapped into a stunning image of an Einstein ring, you know you're onto something special.
Apr 1, 2016 04:47 AM ET
Serious trekkies know all about the warp drive -- a means to bend space-time so Starfleet ships can move faster than the speed of light. Are we there yet? Will we ever be?
Mar 15, 2016 10:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have observed a supermassive black hole in a distant quasar and made a stunning discovery -- it's spinning one-third the speed of light.
Feb 29, 2016 11:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we say goodbye to February, let's take a look back at this month's profound discovery of gravitational waves.
Feb 29, 2016 12:45 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Now the elusive ripples in spacetime have been found, scientists are planning for a rich future for using gravitational wave observatories to unmask the warped side of cosmos.
Feb 16, 2016 01:26 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Black hole theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has some thoughts on the discovery of gravitational waves.
Feb 13, 2016 04:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?
Feb 11, 2016 03:08 PM ET
Hold onto your hats, space watchers, because this news is HUGE. Scientists have detected gravitational waves for the first time -- ripples in spacetime that back up Einstein's work and let us eavesdrop on cosmological chaos.
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