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Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

What Shape Is The Universe?

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science

We live in a lopsided universe: That has been a lesson that cosmologists have learned from examining the detailed structure of the radiation left over...

Cosmic 'Swirls' May Shed New Light On Birth Of Universe

| Adrian Cho | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

Scientists have spotted swirling patterns in the radiation lingering from the big bang, the so-called cosmic microwave background (CMB). The observati...


Brian D. Cohen | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Islamic artists will often break a pattern deliberately, interrupting the order and logic of a design. Geometric forms were thought to embody the divine order of the universe, and art revealed God's true nature through geometric design.

Cara Santa Maria

WTF Is String Theory? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.17.2012 | Science

Have you ever heard the term string theory and wondered WTF it means? When it comes to theoretical physics, it seems like there are a lot of larger-th...

Cara Santa Maria

He Looked Back In Time, And Won A Nobel | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.31.2012 | Science

Imagine looking back in time--no, not flipping through old high school yearbooks--but really, studying the history of our universe as it was 13.7 bill...