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Whenever a bold new technology comes out, people often say that it's making sci-fi a reality. Often times that is a bit of an exaggeration. However, Harold White, a NASA engineer and physicist, is designing …
Whenever a bold new technology comes out, people often say that it's making sci-fi a reality. Often times that is …
For some of us: ‘Come Together’ is merely the opening track on the famous Beatles album Abbey Road. However, didn’t you ever wonder why humanity doesn’t come together to solve at least some …
For some of us: ‘Come Together’ is merely the opening track on the famous Beatles album Abbey Road. However, didn’…
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Most of us have seen quite a lot of celestial bodies, stars, almost any kind of interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases… and, of course, black holes. We’ve seen it …
Most of us have seen quite a lot of celestial bodies, stars, almost any kind of interstellar cloud of dust, …
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Before the Big Bang, space-time as we know it did not exist. So how was it born? The process of creating normal space-time from an earlier state dominated by quantum gravity has been studied for …
Before the Big Bang, space-time as we know it did not exist. So how was it born? The process of …
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Physicists have argued strenuously that it was not possible that all quantum information could remain hidden within the black hole when it shrunk to minute sizes. For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not …
Physicists have argued strenuously that it was not possible that all quantum information could remain hidden within the black hole …
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Fifty years ago, two radio astronomers from Bell Labs discovered a faint, ever-present hum in their telescope that they couldn’t identify. After ruling out radio broadcasts, radar signals, a too-warm receiver and even droppings …
Fifty years ago, two radio astronomers from Bell Labs discovered a faint, ever-present hum in their telescope that they couldn’…
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Ever since Lemaitre and Hubble's first proposed it in the 1920s, scientists and astronomers have been aware that the universe is expanding. And from these observations, cosmological theories like the Big Bang Theory and the &…
Ever since Lemaitre and Hubble's first proposed it in the 1920s, scientists and astronomers have been aware that the universe …
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The human future in the cosmos could be all but limitless, if we don’t destroy ourselves first. The same would be true of intelligent aliens elsewhere in the Universe, assuming they exist: how far …
The human future in the cosmos could be all but limitless, if we don’t destroy ourselves first. The same …
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Time travel to the future is a theoretical possibility. We know that ever since Einstein developed the theory of relativity. Time can be dilated dependent on how close to the speed of light an object …
Time travel to the future is a theoretical possibility. We know that ever since Einstein developed the theory of relativity. …
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If the human race is to survive in the long-run, we will probably have to colonise other planets. Whether we make the Earth uninhabitable ourselves or it simply reaches the natural end of its ability …
If the human race is to survive in the long-run, we will probably have to colonise other planets. Whether we …
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