Cosmology

05.28.15
This telescope is really just 10 Canon lenses strapped together
05.28.15

This telescope is really just 10 Canon lenses strapped together

Hunting for extremely dim galaxies is especially difficult with single-lens telescopes. That's bec...

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09.26.12
IBM's Mira supercomputer tasked with simulating an entire universe in a fortnight
09.26.12

IBM's Mira supercomputer tasked with simulating an entire universe in a fortnight

A universe that only exists in the mind of a supercomputer sounds a little far fetched, but one is...

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04.21.11
Universe expansion: dark energy's out, anti-gravity's in, matter and antimatter still can't get along
04.21.11

Universe expansion: dark energy's out, anti-gravity's in, matter and antimatter still can't get along

Dark energy, we barely knew you, but before we ever found out if you were, in fact, the invisible h...

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01.08.07
Stephen Hawking in space (space... space...)
01.08.07

Stephen Hawking in space (space... space...)

Well-known theoretical physicist and all-around geek hero Stephen Hawking has told the press he plan...

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