Astrophysics

The Earth’s Core is Actually 2.5 Years Younger than Its Surface

Ever since Einstein developed the theory of relativity, scientists have known that time can be dilated dependent on how close to...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 8:47PM

New Study Shows Relationship Between Dark Energy and the Direction of Time

Time moves forward, but why? While that’s a question that mankind may be a ways off from answering definitively, a new study by two...

Zain Charkawi
Monday, 23 May 2016 - 4:44PM

Scientists Confirm the Discovery of a 13 Billion Year Old Galaxy

Scientists currently believe the universe to be about 13.8 billion years old, and interestingly enough, there’s been quite a number...

Zain Charkawi
Monday, 23 May 2016 - 2:42PM

Watch: NASA Observes Spectacular Magnetic Light Show for the First Time

The magnetosphere surrounding Earth is active all the time, but since magnetic fields are invisible to the naked eye, NASA has...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 11:31AM

Physicists Say Wormholes Could Void the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

According to Einstein's theory of general relativity, time travel through wormholes is technically possible. And if we can ever figure...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 May 2016 - 12:41PM

Astronomers Find "Monster" Black Hole Formed from Three-Galaxy Collision

The black hole at the center of our galaxy is extremely large--4 million times the mass of our Sun--but a newly discovered black hole...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 11:16AM

Physicist Simulates a Black Hole in a Lab to Prove Hawking Radiation Theory

Hawking radiation may have solved the black hole information paradox, theoretically speaking, but scientists have never been able to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 1:57PM

Mysteriously Aligned Black Holes May Shed Light on the Structure of the Universe

We generally don't think of black holes as synchronizing with each other, but in a new study, scientists have found that about a dozen...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 10:50AM

Light Burst from a Black Hole Merger Could Narrow Down Source of Gravitational Waves

In September 2015, two LIGO observatories detected gravitational waves emitted from the merger of binary black holes. Now, NASA is...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 11:29AM

Scientists Develop a "Death Star" Laser Weapon to Vaporize Killer Asteroids

The Death Star we all know has a tendency to destroy planets, but now scientists are attempting to create a Death Star weapon that...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 04 March 2016 - 2:32PM

Astronomers Pinpoint Source of Multiple Cosmic Radio Bursts

Scientists are getting closer and closer to discovering the nature of those mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) that occasionally ping...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 March 2016 - 2:45PM

Scott Kelly Is Already Showing Us the Effects of Long-Term Spaceflight on the Human Body

Scott Kelly just came back to Earth from his historic Year in Space, and he's set to undergo extensive medical testing in order to...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 March 2016 - 1:03PM

The Universe May Look Like a Spiderweb of Galaxies Surrounding Massive Dark Voids

What does our Universe look like on a large scale? Multiple studies have found that galaxies make up an astonishingly low portion of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 - 5:20PM

Watch: Physicist Brian Greene Explains How Gravitational Waves Were Detected to Stephen Colbert on the Late Show

Perhaps the greatest scientific discovery to take place in the 21st century, the detection of gravitational waves has heralded the...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 27 February 2016 - 5:56PM

Scientists Have Discovered the Largest Rocky Exoplanet to Date and It’s Even Bigger Than You'd Think

The Kepler Spacecraft has struck again. A group of scientists from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago recently...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 20 February 2016 - 8:11PM

A Black Hole in Five Dimensions Would Break Down the Laws of Physics

Scientists recently celebrated the discovery of gravitational waves, which confirmed a key tenet of Einstein's theory of relativity....

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 February 2016 - 3:09PM

Watch LIGO's Dazzling Simulations of Merging Black Holes and Gravitational Waves

Today, scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) made the historic announcement that they have...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 2:15PM

Breaking: Physicists Confirm Discovery of Gravitational Waves

In one of the most significant scientific discoveries in recent memory, scientists from the the Laser Interferometer Gravitational...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 10:34AM

Scientists Offer Compelling Evidence That Earth is the Result of a Collision Between Two Early Planets

The origins of the moon have been a rather interesting study over the years, as it’s been determined for quite some time that the...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 04 February 2016 - 7:00PM

New Theory Suggests Life Could Evolve on Planets Orbiting Black Holes

Even though the movie Interstellar depicted the possibility of habitable planets in orbit around a black hole, it’s been a known...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 21 January 2016 - 9:01PM