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Probes Let Physicists Peer Further Back In Time Than Ever Before

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science

What was it like at the dawn of the universe? No one knows for sure. But with help from powerful space probes, physicists say they have now peered fur...

Photons Last LOONG Time, New Study Suggests

LiveScience | Charles Choi | Posted 07.30.2013 | Science

The particles that make up light, photons, may live for at least 1 quintillion (1 billion multiplied by 1 billion) years, new research suggests. If ...

Manifest Like Never Before in 1 Easy Step

Heather Strang | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

Remember that you are a powerful being and one of the greatest powers you have lies in surrendering to something even larger and more powerful than you.

WATCH: Earth's Gold May Have Celestial Origins

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

All of the gold on Earth might have come from cosmic crashes between superdense dead stars, new research suggests. The origin of the universe's gold...

Cave Art Spotlights Prehistoric View of Cosmos

LiveScience | Miriam Kramer | Posted 06.28.2013 | Science

Some of the oldest art in the United States maps humanity's place in the cosmos, as aligned with an ancient religion. A team of scientists has uncov...

WOW: 3-D Map Of Universe Shows Galaxies In Unprecedented Detail

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.10.2013 | Science

Still trying to find your place in the world? How about the universe? An international team of astronomers and astrophysicists have created a vide...

Einstein's Question: Is The Universe Friendly?

Robert Fuller | Posted 08.11.2013 | Religion
Robert Fuller

Any inventory of the cosmos that omits us is like a survey of the body that overlooks the brain. In evolving the human mind, the universe has fashioned an instrument capable of understanding itself and empathizing with others. We are that instrument, and since we are part of the cosmos, we err if we judge it to lack kindness, love and compassion.

Do We Live In One Universe -- Or Many?

SPACE.com | Marshall Honorof | Posted 06.05.2013 | Science

NEW YORK — Whether you believe our universe is unique or one of many coexisting realities, there's a scientific model that backs up your views. Cosm...

WATCH: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Remixed With Funky Beat

Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

Want to hear celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson "get funky?" Just check out the YouTube video above. It takes his mind-blowing physics ...

Change Our Story: Poison the River, Part 3

Peter Buffett | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

You want progress? I'll give you progress --- human beings in respectful relation to themselves and the world they inhabit -- living as a part of an ecosystem. Forget tolerance. Respect.

Dark Matter and Worst Packings

Frank Morgan | Posted 07.28.2013 | Science
Frank Morgan

Just as Einstein's theory of General Relativity explains gravity as curvature of the universe, Hugh Bray similarly incorporates dark matter into the geometry of the universe, altering not just the "Riemannian metric" but also the "connection."

Deep Underground, Physicists Begin New Hunt For Dark Matter

Posted 05.04.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/03/2013 01:09 PM EDT on SPACE.com A new hunt for dark matter — an invisible but bountiful constituent of the un...

Two Meteorites With VERY Exotic Origins Identified

Posted 04.28.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 04/28/2013 10:26 AM EDT on SPACE.com Two surprising grains of sand in a pair of meteorites that landed on Earth sug...

The Only Place in the Universe

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

I had my first spiritual experience when I was 16 years old. I was sitting up late one night having a conversation with my mother about something I can't remember, when for no apparent reason, the doors of perception opened wide.

Spectacular Supernova Sparks Major Debate

Posted 04.21.2013 | Science

By John Matson All supernovae are bright. When a star ends its life in a cataclysmic explosion, it emits a burst of energy and light that can outshi...

Pessimistic Hawking Pushes Space Exploration

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 04.12.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Stephen Hawking, who spent his career decoding the universe and even experienced weightlessness, is urging the continuation of space ex...

'Green Peas' May Shed Light On Early Universe

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.09.2013 | Science

Astronomers still don't know much about how the universe developed during its infancy, but tiny galaxies known as "Green Peas" may hold big clues. ...

WATCH: Dead Star Bends Light From Giant Companion

Posted 04.08.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/08/2013 08:52 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has witnessed an ultradense dead star b...

WATCH: Galaxy Debate Settled With Help Of Stupendous Simulation

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.04.2013 | Science

Astronomers know a thing or two about galaxies, including how many there are in the universe (at least 100 billion) and the different shapes they take...

Why I Love The Universe More Than I Love God

Yolo Akili | Posted 05.29.2013 | Religion
Yolo Akili

It does not conjure thoughts of one person or entity. It does not invoke a man, a prophet or a hierarchy. It invokes us, and by calling on it we affirm that we are a part of the power that answers our own prayers and wishes.

Deepak Chopra: Scientific Proof of God?

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

What it comes down to, then, and what science helps us consider, is that there is an omnipotent, omnipresent force in the universe that creates everything we see, touch, taste and experience.

Why the Universe Is Our Home: It's Not a Coincidence (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Everyone would like to feel that life has meaning, which implies that the setting for life -- the universe at large -- isn't a cold void ruled by random chance. There is a huge gap here, and for the past century science hasn't budged from its assumption that creation is ruled by random events.

Moonwalker Denies Selling Space Stuff

Posted 03.24.2013 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 03/24/2013 11:27 AM EDT on SPACE.com A New York auction house is set to sell more than 300 space artifacts on Mo...

Has Missing Galaxy Mystery Finally Been Solved?

Posted 03.21.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 03/20/2013 07:00 AM EDT on SPACE.com Some dwarf galaxies in the early universe travelled so fast that their gas wa...

Why the Universe Is Our Home: It's Not a Coincidence

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

What science can see and infer about space and time is certainly fascinating. We want to touch upon the inexplicable fact that the cosmos fits together with the smallest and largest aspects fine-tuned beyond anything that pure chance can explain.