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Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos. Gravitational waves carry information about their dramatic ... read more

NASA lets go of Spirit

The rover sent its last message in March of 2010, and it was hoped that as Martian summer dawned at Spirit’s location, the solar cells might absorb enough energy to reawaken the plucky explorer. Howev... read more

Why the discovery of a bevy of quasars will boost efforts to understand galaxies' origins

Now, in a roundtable discussion hosted by The Kavli Foundation, three astrophysicists, including a member of the team that made the discovery ... cosmos. Those over-dense regions are where the great c... read more

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

But all three share a passion for their subject as well as a long history of helping non-scientific audiences understand the wonders of ... in one thought”. Welcome to the Universe is more than a brea... read more


Is Gravity the perfect space film for our godless times?

Justine Toh wonders if we've lost the wisdom to know. George Clooney's new film Gravity represents a world cut adrift from God. "Life in space is impossible ... universe the perfect space film for our ... read more

Hubble Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Spectacular New Images

For the 15th anniversary, scientists used the ACS to record ... and has provided proof that an unseen force called "dark energy" dominates the cosmos. Here is a synopsis of the Earth-orbiting observat... read more

Elon Musk of SpaceX on CBS's 60 Minutes

A lot has been learned since then. I’ve made this point many, many times. NASA’s job is to innovate, to explore, and to pave the way. Once that pathway is clear, let smaller, more flexible companies l... read more

Oral Tradition and the Game of Telephone: A.N. Sherwin-White’s Famous Quote

While some epistles were written earlier, the details Paul gives about the life of Jesus can be summarized in one very short paragraph (more here). How can we dismiss the possibility that any actual h... read more

Fast radio bursts could help us estimate the weight of the universe

The work on FRBs capped a year of spectacular discovery and advances for Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, which included: taking part in a new experiment to use the timing of ra... read more

It's time to get excited about gravitational waves

It is hard to overstate the significance of this discovery. It is our first direct contact with our first stellar ancestors. It is our first direct view of a place in the universe ... Interferometer G... read more

Cosmos: Same Old Ignorant Agitprop

Bruno was not a scientist, but a practitioner of what has rightly been described as mystic woo woo. For Cosmos to herald him as a champion of SCIENCE[TM] persecuted by the Church is like wringing one’ ... read more

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

An aerial view of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO ... unprecedented new window to the cosmos. Gravitational waves carry information about their dramatic origins and about ... read more



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