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Multiverse Concept May Be MUCH Older Than You Think

Space.com | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 04.02.2014 | Science

The idea that our universe may be just one among many out there has intrigued modern cosmologists for some time. But it looks like this "multiverse" ...

Does New Cosmic Discovery Prove We Live In A Multiverse?

Space.com | Miriam Kramer` | Posted 03.19.2014 | Science

The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang — also suppor...

Good Morning, Inflation! Hello, Multiverse!

Max Tegmark | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science
Max Tegmark

It's a sensational breakthrough involving not only our cosmic origins, but also the nature of space: by producing the first-ever detection of Hawking radiation (the process by which inflation's rapid doubling generates these gravitational waves), the BICEP2 team has found the first experimental evidence for quantum gravity.

Eternal Inflation?

Mario Livio | Posted 04.13.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

The picture of "eternal inflation," if true, provides a new perspective on our place within the cosmic landscape.

What Is Cosmic Consciousness? The Quest for Hidden Reality (Part 3)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Reality is waiting for us to creep closer to understanding its mysteries. In the meantime, it won't falter or come to an end. Reality will remain our home, our source, and the ground state of our being far beyond the lifetime of the foreseeable universe.

The Universe: A Partial Inventory

Mario Livio | Posted 10.20.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

What did we know about the size and contents of our universe a hundred years ago? Very little. Even the proton, the nucleus of the simplest atom (hydrogen), was only discovered by Rutherford in 1917-1919.

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...

Leo Villareal's Buckyball Is Coming to Crystal Bridges!

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Buckyball, which will be Crystal Bridges' first foray into a temporary outdoor presentation, consists of two enormous Fuller-inspired spheres, one inside the other. Each is made of LED-infused sections, which can glow with more than 16 million distinct colors.

How Can We Tell If a Multiverse Exists?

Mario Livio | Posted 02.12.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Given that the different members of the multiverse are not causally connected, the question that emerges is whether there is a way to verify whether such a multiverse truly exists. As it turns out, there are at least two possible paths that could (at least in principle) test the multiverse scenario.

The Anthropic Principle

Amir Aczel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Amir Aczel

For lack of a better explanation for the values of certain constants we end up conceding that something has to be a certain way, because it can't be otherwise if we are here to observe it.

Cara Santa Maria

Black Holes And Beyond With Brian Greene

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 06.26.2012 | Science

Have you ever wondered what happens at the center of a black hole? Is it simply a dense, hot core filled with crushed matter? Is there such a place as...

Pixel Logic: How the Next 10 Years Will Reinvent Your Life

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.17.2012 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Current technology can already process our experiences faster than we can think about them. Whether we welcome it or not, it's unavoidable, and greater digital acceleration will happen.

Resolution For 2012: Enjoy Yourself

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

New Year's resolutions tend to focus on denying ourselves stuff we love, on the assumption that if it feels good it must be bad. But why not just pick out something you love and resolve to enjoy yourself?

Hinduism: Where Science and Spirituality Intersect

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 11.20.2011 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Some would comment that faith is only necessary when it comes to matters of religion and that science is based on empirical evidence. Although this sounds nice, it's not 100 percent accurate.

Astronomy And LEDs: The Little Universes Of Leo Villareal

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

It's often easiest to describe artist Leo Villareal's LED displays in astronomical terms. In "Firmament II," now showing at the Norton Museum of Art, ...

Are Infinities More Scientific Than God?

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

From where does the deepest order originate? We don't know because we have yet to uncover nature's deepest laws. Even if we reveal these laws, the question will remain a puzzle.

Martin Rees, British Astrophysicist, Wins Templeton Prize

Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

By Chris Herlinger Religion News Service (RNS) A British theoretical astrophysicist who has achieved renown for his study of the cosmos and for sound...

An Open Letter To The Atheist Community

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Certainly we can open by agreeing that all human beings should be respected and (assuming no egregious misdeeds) spoken to with civility.

The Dangers Of Believing In Parallel Worlds

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Big Ideas, such as Einstein's relativity, are tremendous achievements in science. All the same, Big Ideas have a way of filtering into popular culture, where they sometimes mutate and do harm.

5 Compelling Reasons To Believe You Won't Die

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

A long list of scientific experiments suggests our belief in death is based on a false premise, that the world exists independent of us -− the great observer.

When One Big Bang Is Not Enough

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

Two teams of scientists in the U.K. are claiming to have uncovered actual evidence that our universe has interacted with others.

A Conversation With Creed's Mark Tremonti, Plus Robert Plant, The Black Crowes, and Freetime With Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

MR: Even though it was released last year, Full Circle is going strong, and this tour is more or less a continuation of the reunion. What was it like getting back together with the other guys?

Looking for an Echo: 10 That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Our universe may be but one of perhaps infinitely many universes in an inconceivably vast multiverse. -- Cosmologist Bernard Carr The best job I ever...

How Science Can Solve the Puzzle of God

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

So, where can we turn for an answer to the puzzle of God? I humbly suggest we look to evolution. The creative power of Darwinian evolution is, evidently, almost without limit.

Do You Only Live Once? Experiments Suggest Life Not One-Time Deal

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

The results of quantum physics confirm that observations can't be predicted absolutely. Instead, there's a range of possible observations each with a different probability.