Discovery that quasars don't show time dilation mystifies astronomers
Einstein's gravity theory passes toughest test yet: Bizarre binary star system pushes study of relativity to new limits
(Phys.org) —A strange stellar pair nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth has provided physicists with a unique cosmic laboratory for studying the nature of gravity. The extremely strong gravity of a massive ...
Roll over Einstein: Law of physics challenged (Update 3)
One of the very pillars of physics and Einstein's theory of relativity - that nothing can go faster than the speed of light - was rocked Thursday by new findings from one of the world's foremost laboratories.
Our universe at home within a larger universe? So suggests wormhole research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Could our universe be located within the interior of a wormhole which itself is part of a black hole that lies within a much larger universe?
New Law of Physics Could Explain Quantum Mysteries
A 40-year-old puzzle of superstring theory solved by supercomputer
A group of three researchers from KEK, Shizuoka University and Osaka University has for the first time revealed the way our universe was born with 3 spatial dimensions from 10-dimensional superstring theory in which spacetime ...
Revised theory of gravity doesn't predict a Big Bang
Physicists extend special relativity beyond the speed of light
Quantum steps towards the Big Bang
(Phys.org) —Present-day physics cannot describe what happened in the Big Bang. Quantum theory and the theory of relativity fail in this almost infinitely dense and hot primal state of the universe. Only ...
New work gives credence to theory of universe as a hologram
Scientists gear up to take a picture of a black hole
On Wednesday, Jan. 18, astronomers, physicists and scientists from related fields will convene in Tucson, Ariz. from across the world to discuss an endeavor that only a few years ago would have been regarded as nothing less ...
Spacetime May Have Fractal Properties on a Quantum Scale
Theorists apply loop quantum gravity theory to black hole
Black Holes: Eternal Prisons No More, Stephen Hawking's Lecture
Celebrated physicist, Stephen Hawking, delivered an inspiring speech to a full house in Bovard Auditorium on March 10. USC College Dean Howard Gillman kicked off the event by introducing Nick Warner, professor ...