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Movie Review: The Theory of Everything Proves More than Just Science

Olympia LePoint | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Olympia LePoint

As mathematician, I became curious about the newly released movie The Theory of Everything, which depicts the real life story of world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking.

Can Black Holes Tell Us Something About Digital Computers?

Mario Livio | Posted 03.10.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Until the early 1970s, no one could see any relevance of these curious objects to what one might call everyday physics.

The Fate of the Universe

Mario Livio | Posted 12.16.2012 | Science
Mario Livio

It appears that our universe will end its life, after all, not with a bang but a whimper. Following black hole evaporation and proton decay, all that would be left is radiation, and pairs of electrons and positrons.