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Black Holes: Getting Around The Firewall Paradox
2013-03-07 04:37:54

Black holes are incredibly difficult objects to understand, partially because their very existence seemingly challenges the physical laws of the Universe. Because of their extreme nature, various peculiarities arise that give scientists pause.

Extinction Threat For Geniuses?
2013-02-04 04:22:29

There may never be another scientific genius on the level of Einstein, Newton, Darwin or Copernicus, one prominent US psychology professor claims in a recently published article.

Intel Aims To Upgrade Stephen Hawking’s Communication Gadgets
2013-01-22 15:13:27

As world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking's condition deteriorates, the chip maker Intel strives to give his communication technology a much needed upgrade.

StephenHawkingQuotes_011813
2013-01-18 14:45:24

This month, Oxford’s wheelchair-bound conqueror of the cosmos turns 71. In honor of a life dedicated to the advance of science – both in the theoretical realm as well as in public discourse – redOrbit sifted through some 30 years of books, magazine articles, interviews and speeches to bring you the choicest selection of Stephen Hawking quotes on topics as diverse as God, aliens, philosophy and the nature of space and time.

Stephen Hawking Among Those Calling For Pardon Of Alan Turing
2012-12-15 06:49:24

Professor Stephen Hawking is among those calling upon British Prime Minister David Cameron to pardon Alan Turing, the mathematician and computer scientist who was instrumental in the breaking of the Enigma code during World War II but was later found guilty of violating laws banning homosexuality.

Black Hole Research Nets Stephen Hawking $3 Million Prize
2012-12-11 08:41:39

One of the world’s most renowned physicists has likely got something bigger on his mind now than solving puzzles of the universe.

Einstein And Hawking Are Not Reality Stars
2012-11-07 15:35:52

A new study out of the UK suggests that maybe parents should educate their children a little more about facts, and a little less about reality stars and fictional characters.

Alien Life May Be Found Within 40 Years Claims Royal Astronomer To The Queen
2012-09-07 10:07:07

Finding alien life beyond our solar system would be the most profound discovery in all of humanity, and a royal astronomer for the Queen of England believes it could happen within the next 40 years.

Top Physicists Come To Jerusalem To Mark 40 Years Since Jacob Bekenstein’s Famous Essay On The Entropy Of Black Holes
2012-09-04 09:53:43

Speakers include Nobel laureate and winner of new $3 million physics prize


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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