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Oct 29, 2015 01:15 PM ET
Scientists are taking initial steps in a long-term effort to learn as much as they can about gravitational waves -- mysterious undulations in the fabric of space-time that have so far evaded clear detection.
Oct 7, 2015 11:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by theoretical physicist Neil Turok, who will explain why, actually, our universe has the simplest geometry of anything we know. Streamed LIVE.
Dec 2, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
How does time stop everything from happening at once? What mechanism drives time forward, but not backward? Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2014 12:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of light from distant galactic clusters, astronomers have detected a mysterious signal that they're having a hard time explaining. Continue reading →
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.'
Jan 10, 2014 07:08 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists have tried searching for time travelers on the Internet. But they didn't find any.
Oct 21, 2013 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an epic quest to understand how supermassive black holes grow so massive, astronomers are using pulsars to detect gravitational waves. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2013 03:00 AM ET
An Iranian government scientist claims to have invented a real, working time machine -- the latest in a list of wild inventions from the country with no basis