For the first time ever, we are truly seeing our universe.
No known astronomical phenomenon can explain the event.
Normally it'd take a telescope the size of a planet to do so.
We know they are out there, but it’d be nice to see one for ourselves.
What happens when the MTV Music Awards, the Oscars, and the Nobel Prizes collide in a 25 million dollar pile up? The 2017 Breakthrough Prizes, of course.
Our universe could have a darker origin.
This data confirms and challenges Einstein at the same time.
And they're using a team of nine telescopes just to do it.
There might be more of these naked black holes out there that researchers haven't been able to see before.
Fusion rockets, Bussard ramjets, SK drives, world ships carrying thousands of colonists and entire ecosystems—these are just a few of the ideas to get us to the stars. In this handy guide, we’ve assembled some of the best proposals for interstellar travel, ranging in likelihood from the near-term achievable to the far-out implausible.
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