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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?
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 11, 2016 10:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes has been confirmed, proving a critical Einstein theory.
Dec 16, 2015 06:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An ancient supernova that was serendipitously captured in four Hubble space telescope images thanks to a naturally occurring cosmic magnifying lens has reappeared, as astronomers predicted.
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 →
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