Best of Last Week – Setting a quantum speed limit, slowing the speed of light and turning back the aging clock
In theory, the Milky Way could be a 'galactic transport system'
Based on the latest evidence and theories our galaxy could be a huge wormhole (or space-time tunnel, have you seen "Interstellar?") and, if that were true, it would be "stable and navigable". This is the ...
Best of Last Week – First map of hidden universe, pursuit of compact fusion and new clues about the causes of depression
You don't exist in an infinite number of places, say scientists
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Researcher shows that black holes do not exist
Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, from Star Trek to Hollywood. They are the ultimate unknown – the blackest and most dense objects in the universe ...
Best of Last Week – Rethinking black holes, trusting of scientists by Americans and a new 3D cloaking device
Physicists search for new physics in primordial quantum fluctuations
Big Bang simulated in metamaterial shows time travel is impossible
Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang, say researchers
(Phys.org) —New research by a team of European physicists could explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang.
Could the Big Bang have been a quick conversion of antimatter into matter?
SPIDER experiment touches down in Antarctica
After spending 16 days suspended from a giant helium balloon floating 115,000 feet above Antarctica, a scientific instrument dubbed SPIDER has landed in a remote region of the frozen continent. Conceived ...
Goodbye Big Bang, hello black hole? A new theory of the universe's creation
Could the famed "Big Bang" theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a four-dimensional star collapsed into a black hole and ejected ...