Why String Theory May Be the Key to Uncovering A “Theory of Everything”

Explaining all of physics in just one theory? It may be possible.

March 6, 2017

No More Dark Matter? A New Theory of Gravity Could Explain Away Dark Matter and Energy

Unusual actions within our universe could be explained by this new theory.

November 8, 2016

The Accelerated Expansion of the Universe is Not As Sound As We Think, Physicists Say

Let's slow down a bit.

October 23, 2016

Dark Energy Finally Measured Alongside Record-Breaking Map of 1.2 Million Galaxies

Hundreds of physicists and astronomers worked for five years to build the largest, most precise, three-dimensional map ever, charting how dark energy competed with dark matter in shaping the expansion of the universe. The map covers 1.2 million galaxies.

July 17, 2016

New Research Suggests Dark Energy Might be the Reason Time Runs Forward

The same force that's driving galaxies apart may be responsible for why time runs "forward" and not "backward."

May 23, 2016

Why We May Owe Our Existence to Cosmic Expansion

The fact that gamma-ray bursts haven’t killed us yet may allow us to put a lower bound on the cosmological constant.

March 10, 2016

NASA is Making a New Telescope With a View 100 Times Larger Than Hubble’s

WFIRST, NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope is launching in 2020. The telescope could uncover "the mysteries of the universe."

February 21, 2016

The Holy Grail of Astronomy: Scientists Find Galaxy With Massive Amounts of Dark Matter

Scientists find that the Triangulum II galaxy appears to have more dark matter than is expected. Measurements of the velocities of six stars suggest the highest concentration of dark matter of any known galaxy.

November 24, 2015
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