A New Theory of Gravity Just Passed its First Test. Here’s What This Means for Physics

And it may explain dark matter.

December 19, 2016

Planet Nine Could Answer a 150-Year-Old Question About Our Solar System

We've yet to see it, but it’s certainly making its presence felt.

October 21, 2016

So Long, Theory of Everything. Gravity Shown to Be Unaffected by Quantum Conditions

A 'theory of everything' will just have to wait.

July 20, 2016

Thanks to Time Dilation, Earth’s Core is 2.5 Years Younger Than its Surface

Time slows near massive objects, and that has a rather strange impact on our planet.

May 26, 2016

A New Method Helps Us Better Measure Alien Worlds, and Possibly Locate Alien Life

A new method discovered by astronomers studying the gravity of distant stars can possibly be the key to finding other worlds, and maybe even alien life.

January 8, 2016

Dark Matter “Hairs” May Cover Our Planet

Scientists propose the existence of dark matter streams that travel throughout the universe and bend into narrow “hairs” when crossing paths with planets like Earth.

November 29, 2015

Mars to Gain a Ring In Exchange For One of its Moons

Phobos, one of Mars' two natural satellites, is slowly falling into the planet, it will one day be shattered and its pieces will form a ring around the world. This will not occur, however, for another 20 million years or so.

November 27, 2015

The Best Explanation of String Theory We’ve Ever Seen

This 2005 TED talk by theoretical physicist Brian Greene offers an incredibly succinct and understandable explanation of string theory and its history.

November 5, 2015

Colonizing Space: Could We Reproduce in Zero Gravity?

Looking at plant reproduction and marine biology might give us some answers (seriously).

October 17, 2015
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