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Cosmology

Scientists Create Eye-Popping Map Of Distant Galaxies

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.19.2016 | Science

In an effort to gain a better understanding of the mysterious gravity-counteracting force known as dark energy, scientists have teamed up to create th...

How To Get Reality Back On Track

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Menas Kafatos, PhD Reality, that most important concept about everything that exists, has gotten out of kilter, and yet v...

Top Scientists Weigh In On Whether We All Live In A Hologram

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Science

Our universe certainly seems real, but in recent years a growing number of scientists have begun to wonder if it's all just a sophisticated simulation...

Why the Physical Universe Needs Mental Glue

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

In the future science is likely to become much more self-aware, and by turning to the observer's creative role--dance with the universe as co-creators -- we may wind up being infinitely more powerful than we ever imagined ourselves to be.

How to See the Whole Universe: Nonlocality and Acausality

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Jennifer Nielsen, PhD Candidate Whenever there's a new breakthrough in science, a closer step is taken to seeing reality as ...

Gravitational Waves: Why Are Scientists Celebrating?

Bryan Gaensler | Posted 02.12.2016 | Science
Bryan Gaensler

There have been many scientific highlights of physics and astronomy in recent years: the Higgs Boson, landing a probe on a comet, and an amazing fly-by of Pluto. But all this is dwarfed by what has been announced this week. A new era of science has begun.

Cosmology Is In Crisis -- But Not For The Reason You May Think

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 01.11.2016 | World

Science is advancing rapidly. We are eradicating diseases, venturing further into space and discovering a growing zoo of subatomic particles. But cosm...

Human Universe and Eternal Inflation

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.22.2015 | Books
Deepak Chopra

I was reminded recently that we live in a Catch-22 Universe. What makes it a Catch-22 is that no one is qualified to penetrate the mystery of the cosm...

Toward a More Scientifically Literate Public

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 12.02.2015 | Science
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Michael Bass UCF Forum columnist As a society we do a terrible job of educating our children to become scientifically literate. Sure, we have STEM...

Making a Choice: Is the Universe Mental or Physical?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD Science often makes strides by contradicting what we take f...

The Earliest and Faintest Galaxies in the Universe

Mario De Leo Winkler | Posted 11.05.2015 | Science
Mario De Leo Winkler

A new research observation by an international team of astrophysicists using the Hubble Space Telescope has led to the discovery of the largest sample of the faintest, smallest, and earliest known galaxies in the Universe.

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.01.2015 | Science
Xaque Gruber

The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.

Evolution Will Change How You See the World

Lawrence Rifkin | Posted 09.10.2015 | Science
Lawrence Rifkin

When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.

Physics' Split Personality: Is the Dark Side Winning?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.27.2015 | Education
Deepak Chopra

But in the last half century or so, a great many theories either cannot be proven through gathering evidence or barely can be.

The Farthest Object in the Universe

Mario De Leo Winkler | Posted 07.15.2016 | Science
Mario De Leo Winkler

Scientists at Caltech have confirmed the distance of the furthest galaxy known in the Universe as of today. The light from this very early celestial comes just 570 million years after the Big Bang.

From Facts to Meaning, Through Beauty

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Deepak Chopra

Science tells us what the world is, not what it means. As expert as they are at collecting and analyzing data, most modern scientists tend to shy away from the question, "What does it all mean?" To them, the question seems so vague as to be, well, meaningless.

The End of the Universe: Dependent of Gooeyness?

Mario De Leo Winkler | Posted 07.02.2016 | Science
Mario De Leo Winkler

The Big Rip, the Big Crunch, the Big Freeze, it pretty much sounds like a list of 'big' Hollywood B-movies. Funny as they may sound, these are some of the most fundamental theories for the beginning and the ending of the Universe.

Relatively Speaking

Hanoch Gutfreund | Posted 05.19.2016 | Science
Hanoch Gutfreund

Almost 100 years ago, on November 25, 1915, Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy of Sciences the final version of his general theory of relativity, which also became the standard theory of gravity.

How the Universe Pulled a Vanishing Act

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

The issues facing modern physics are so baffling that they've crossed a threshold and now fascinate the general public. We laymen have very little at ...

Discovery Of Rare Cosmic Quartet Baffles Astronomers

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Science

Call it the cosmic equivalent of winning the lottery: for the first time ever, astronomers have discovered four of the rare, super-luminous celestial ...

The Pythagorean Paradigm

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 05.07.2016 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Pythagoras' life spans most of the sixth century and early fifth century before our common era. He is a one of the greatest Greek thinkers of all time.

David Freeman

Astronomers Discover What May Be The Biggest Thing In The Universe

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 04.27.2015 | Science

Astronomers are crowing about the discovery of what they say just might be "the largest individual structure ever identified by humanity." It's no...

A God That Scientists And Philosophers Can Believe In

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 04.25.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) When she was a teen, Nancy Ellen Abrams told her rabbi that humanity created God. She’s still at it. And according to her new...

Detailed Map of Dark Matter Announced

Don Lincoln | Posted 06.16.2015 | Science
Don Lincoln

Using a very sophisticated camera containing 570 million pixels, scientists imaged distant galaxies, looking for tiny distortions in the galaxies' shapes. This distortion is caused by a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.

A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

James Geach | Posted 03.17.2015 | Science
James Geach

Have you ever looked out on a damp and dreary January day and considered that everything you see around you -- from the bare trees and the frost-fringed asphalt to the discarded newspaper -- is the culmination and product of nearly 14 billion years of cosmic history?