Astronomers at ANU have found the fastest-growing black hole known in the Universe, describing it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to our sun every two days.
A space mission designed to solve fundamental questions about how galaxies and forming planetary systems grow and evolve will be considered by the European Space Agency (ESA).
A Multiverse—where our Universe is only one of many—might not be as inhospitable to life as previously thought, according to new research.
The late physicist Stephen Hawking made a huge contribution to cosmology during his lifetime, but he didn't quite manage to resolve all the mysteries of the universe. Now one of the last papers he ever worked on has been ...
With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe just one of many in an infinite, ever-expanding "multiverse"?
A theory developed with the late Professor Stephen Hawking stating that the universe is more simple and uniform than current models suggest was so shocking that it had to be sat on for a while before it was released to the ...
A new proof by SFI Professor David Wolpert sends a humbling message to would-be super intelligences: you can't know everything all the time.
Scientists have developed a new way to see inside individual cells, and study how they move and operate inside the human body.
Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory on the origin of the universe, which he worked on in collaboration with Professor Thomas Hertog from KU Leuven, has been published today in the Journal of High Energy Physics.
Peering deep into space—an astounding 90 percent of the way across the observable universe—astronomers have witnessed the beginnings of a gargantuan cosmic pileup, the impending collision of 14 young, starbursting galaxies.