The Surprising Origins of Life’s Complexity
Charles Darwin was not yet 30 when he got the basic idea for the theory of evolution. But it...0
Cosmic Voyage is a 1996 short documentary film that explores the scale of the universe from the quantum level...
littleBIG History App
littleBIG History is an interactive timeline that lets you explore world history on an unprecedented scale – from the...
The Shrinking Proton: Particle Is Smaller Than Thought
How many protons can dance on the head of a pin? The answer is nowhere near as straightforward as...
Astronomers Measure Nearby Universe’s ‘Cosmic Fog’
Researchers from the Laboratoire Leprince-Ringuet have carried out the first measurement of the intensity of the diffuse extragalactic background...
Astronomers Find Largest Structure in the Universe
An international team of astronomers has found the largest known structure in the universe – a group of quasars...
The Farthest Supernova Yet for Measuring Cosmic History
What if you had a “Wayback Television Set” and could watch an entire month of ancient prehistory unfold before...
Physicist Wants to Put Einstein’s Equation to the Test
Does E always equal mc²? University of Arizona physicist Andrei Lebed suspects not – and plans to try and...
Atom Smasher Hiatus Sets Stage for More Discovery
The Large Hadron Collider will operate for two more months then shut down through 2014, allowing engineers to lay...
Gigantic Black Holes Just Got Even Bigger
A number of the largest black holes in the universe may be even bigger than previously thought, researchers say....