Albert Einstein

September 30, 2018

If Extra Dimensions Do Exist, They Must Be Really, Really Small

Does our universe exist in more than just three dimensions? Probably not on large scales, according to new research published July 23 in the Journal of Cosmology […]
July 15, 2018

Star Trek technobabble: The science behind the science fiction

Star Wars is all action. You know, X-wings and lightsabers and fully armed and operational battle stations. Star Trek — at least, the original series, The Next […]
July 2, 2018

General Relativity Yet Stays Unscarred, But Now on an Intergalactic Scale

In 1915 Abert Einstein proposed the General Theory of Relativity. Which, fundamentally, explains the workings of gravity around the cosmos. It postulates that massive bodies, like […]
March 24, 2018

SpaceX launch last year punched huge, temporary hole in the ionosphere

Rocket launches act somewhat like a small volcano eruption. Contrary to popular belief, most of the time when a rocket launches, it does not go straight […]
June 3, 2017

NASA’s GPS-Like Deep Space Navigation Experiment Set to Launch on SpaceX Rocket

The space agency is preparing to test the use of pulsars as navigational beacons, which it hopes will enable a sustained human presence throughout the solar system. […]
August 24, 2016

10 Mind-Blowing Facts about White Holes

Introduction Black holes are difficult enough to understand, but it gets much worse: also known as an “impossible possibility”, a white hole is a hypothetical, celestial […]
March 7, 2016

NASA Has Designed a Warp Ship Inspired by ‘Star Trek’s Enterprise

When does science-fiction become science fact? Throughout various mediums over the last few centuries, we’ve seen early versions of concepts that would eventually become a reality. […]
February 23, 2016

Europe Is Testing Its Gravitational Wave Detector Tech in Space

Earlier this month came a scientific discovery a century in the making: the first direct detection of gravitational waves. But while the US Laser Interferometer Gravitational […]
February 21, 2016

Nuke an asteroid? Russian plan may target Apophis

Russia‘s new plan for protecting Earth from potential asteroid strikes has some chilling aspects. Not only would it violate a 49-year-old international treaty, but it involves […]