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Inside The Largest Simulation Of The Universe Ever Created
A giant supercomputer is making massively detailed models of the cosmos.
How Do We Know We’re Not Living Inside A Massive Computer Simulation?
A team of researchers is going down the theoretical rabbit hole with a test to find out if our universe is nothing more than a computer program.
5 Ways The Brand New Dark Energy Camera Will Utterly Change Our Understanding Of The Universe
The first instrument ever built specifically to help astronomers study the effects of dark energy is now ready to document the history of the cosmos.
How An Underfunded Team Of Spanish Astronomers Could Help Solve The Mystery Of Dark Energy
For less than $10 million, the team is trying to figure out one of the greatest mysteries in astronomy
“There Is No Such Thing As Time”
Astrophysicist Adam Frank's new book mixes cosmology with humanity. How does our understanding of the universe and cosmic time inform our daily lives? Especially if time is an illusion?
Science Has Discovered the ‘Pigtail’ Molecular Cloud and it is Beautiful
But we're not yet sure exactly what it means
In a Cosmology Breakthrough, Astronomers Measure a Filament of Dark Matter
Invisible, cold dark matter plays a major role in the evolution of galaxies, according to modern cosmological theory. The most … Continued
Telescope Would Voyage to the Edge of the Solar System to Escape Zodiacal Light Pollution
When space agencies or institutions want to erect a space telescope, they usually look to some remote area like Chile’s … Continued
Italian Mathematician (Maybe, but Probably Not Really) Explains Away Dark Matter With Math
An interesting piece in Universe Today over the weekend takes the dark matter out of the hunt for dark matter, … Continued
Science Ink: A Taxonomy of Tattoos Inspired by Science
A few years ago–by accident, really–Carl Zimmer became the de facto curator of science-based body art. The author of The … Continued