Pythagoras’ revenge: humans didn’t invent mathematics, it’s what the world is made of
To this way of thinking, mathematics is like a language: it may describe real things in the world, but it…Read More »
Space-warping star system proves Einstein’s general theory of relativity right.
Just over a century ago, Einstein predicted that the gravity of massive objects could warp spacetime. Genelle Weule ABC Science…Read More »
3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for work to understand cosmos
Canadian-born James Peebles, 84, of Princeton University, was credited for “theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and Switzerland’s Michel Mayor, 77,…Read More »
NASA’s new black hole visualisation shows how gravity warps our view of them
So what are we looking at here? Suzannah Lyons ABC News Probably the most common misconception about black holes is…Read More »
What is string theory?
What is the stuff in the universe made of? Geraint Lewis ABC News Our high-school physics tells us atoms, with…Read More »
Gaia’s Map of 1.3 Billion Stars Makes for a Milky Way in a Bottle
Call it a galaxy in a bottle. Last Wednesday, astronomers in Europe released a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way.…Read More »
Harvard Scientists Say Aliens May Be Using Giant Radio Beams To Travel The Cosmos
Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails. Lee Speigel The Huffington Post Two Harvard University scientists are suggesting…Read More »