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The Grains of Space

Mario Livio | Posted 04.29.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

It may come as a surprise that in modern physics, there exists a scale below which the very notions of length and space cease to exist. This is known as the Planck length, named after the German physicist Max Planck.

Einstein's Weird Prediction Simulated On Tiny Chip

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science

It took two major expeditions charting the solar eclipse of 1919 to verify Albert Einstein’s weird prediction about gravity — that it distorts the...

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.

As Easy as Pi

Mario Livio | Posted 04.02.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

The fascination with π is so universal that in 1998 film director Darren Aronofsky even created a psychological thriller with that title. Here I want to tell only a few more π stories that are perhaps less known outside the circle of true aficionados.

Key Einstein Idea Put To Test In New Research

Posted 01.16.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 01/16/2013 12:56 PM EST on SPACE.com A new study of one of the universe's fundamental constants casts doubt on a pop...

Space-Time Study Tests Key Einstein Concept

Posted 01.10.2013 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 01/10/2013 12:38 PM EST on SPACE.com Space-time is smooth rather than foamy, a new study suggests, scoring a possib...

Beyond Genesis: Is Science Past the Big Bang Already?

Adam Frank | Posted 03.06.2012 | Science
Adam Frank

The Big Bang is, without doubt, one of the greatest achievements of human civilization. So why then are so many scientists waiting so expectantly for its immanent demise?

God Is One: A Kabbalistic Explanation

Rabbi Michael M. Cohen | Posted 01.29.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Michael M. Cohen

If life were like a movie and we were able to slow it down we would see the blank spaces between each frame, between each moment, between each change. Kabbalah is the system where we try to see those spaces.

Christian Marclay's The Clock: In Search for the Epiphany of Parody

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Christian Marclay's acclaimed video The Clock was on view at New York's Paula Cooper Gallery from January 21 through February 19. Please note that th...

I'm Not A Scientist, But I Play One In My Mind

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

I'm not a scientist or anything, but I've seen a lot of movies on the Discovery Science Channel, and I'm pretty sure my apartment is some sort of vortex or wormhole or portal to another dimension.