articles tagged: universe
world of weird things podcast: ultimate doomsday prepping
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: ultimate doomsday prepping

Just because the universe is dying doesn’t mean you and your civilization have to die with it, at least not if you’re ready to go stellar grave robbing.

turns out the oldest known star in the universe is in our backyard
# space

turns out the oldest known star in the universe is in our backyard

It turns out that one of the oldest objects in the known universe is only a few thousand light years from Earth.

here for less than a blink of the cosmic eye
# space

here for less than a blink of the cosmic eye

We're here for an exciting time, not a long time. And we should use that time doing something fun and constructive.

other universes, found only on the arxiv blog…
# space

other universes, found only on the arxiv blog…

Continuing the trend of looking too closely to CMBR maps, a group of cosmologists says they found evidence of "bruises" from collisions with other universes.

the ongoing search for a simpler, neater universe
# space

the ongoing search for a simpler, neater universe

While many physicists are trying to dive deeper and deeper into the complexities of space and time, others are looking for a much simpler explanation of the universe's mysteries.

the tricky business of universe counting
# space

the tricky business of universe counting

If our universe is one of many, just how many others are out there? A duo of physicists try to answer that question. Well, sort of...

why we’re stuck with dark energy
# space

why we’re stuck with dark energy

No matter what we try, we can't get around the need for dark matter in our equations and observations.

the anthropic principle, redux
# science

the anthropic principle, redux

The oft-cited anthropic principle is a useless tautology.

dark matter, dark energy and now, dark flow
# science

dark matter, dark energy and now, dark flow

Add another bizarre, universe-defining darkness to your list.