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Astronauts Try Out ‘Skinsuits’ To Prevent Slipped Discs and Spine Stretching

A taste of Earth’s gravity, now in unitard form.
Becky Ferreira
2.22.18
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Physicist Building the World’s Most Precise Clock

Advanced timekeeping could help unify quantum and gravitational physics, predict earthquakes, and navigate in deep space.
Matthew Gault
1.10.18
what is gravity?
what is gravity?

Theoretical Physicist Erik Verlinde Says We Don’t Need Dark Matter to Explain the Universe

Watch Verlinde deliver a talk on his "new view" on gravity tonight.
Kate Lunau
10.4.17
einstein was right
einstein was right

Two Black Holes Ate Each Other and Rippled the Fabric of Spacetime

Again.
Lisa Cumming
6.1.17
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universe

The Expansion of the Universe Appears Faster Than We Thought

The results of a new study are close, but slightly faster than, the generally accepted rate.
Farnia Fekri
1.27.17
Radio
Radio

A New Search Technique Could Exponentially Boost Discoveries of Black Holes

"For the past 10,000 years, astronomers have been studying the light side of the universe. We have now just begun to study the dark side of the universe."
Becky Ferreira
12.20.16
Big Bang
Big Bang

Scientists Beamed a Laser at Antimatter to Measure It For the First Time

"Antimatter is kind of problem zero. We can’t explain why there’s a universe."
Kate Lunau
12.19.16
Space
Space

New Theory of Gravity Doesn’t Need Dark Matter

Erik Verlinde’s controversial theory of gravity was able to accurately predict the gravity distribution of 33,000 galaxies.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.19.16
Features
Features

The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe

"Electric universe" theory is at odds with everything modern science has determined about the universe. Yet something about it sparks fervor in the hearts of believers.
Sarah Scoles
2.18.16
Space
Space

How Big Can a Black Hole Get?

Around 50 billion times the mass of our Sun, according to new research.
Michael Byrne
12.20.15
News
News

This Space Mission Could Upend Our Basic Notions of Newtonian Gravity

Stanford physicists offer an intriguing proposal.
Michael Byrne
12.4.15
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videos

Philosopher Jürgen Renn Explains Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

Where does revolutionary knowledge come from?
Michael Byrne
11.30.15