There is so much in the universe that is astonishing, from the smallest particles to the largest galaxies. Hear the wonder and awe from the scientists who discover the...
There are two basic theories about how the universe will end. Neither are pleasant. The first spells out an inward-rushing, squashing-together of all things and the second...
There are three questions that speak directly to human uniqueness and purpose. 1) Does intelligent non-human life exist anywhere in the universe?; 2) Given the fullness of...
We know that the very early universe was a cauldron of immensely hot plasma gas that seemed uniform and undifferentiated, the paragon of simplicity. And yet, over time,...
Two planetary scientists and an astrophysicist make the case that the search for life in other parts of our universe has been made all the more valid by two recent...
Most scientists assume that the universe must be populated with innumerable alien intelligences and civilizations – after all, we humans can’t be so special. OK,...
What do scientists mean when they call the laws and regularities of nature “beautiful”? On the largest supra-cosmic scales, and on the smallest sub-atomic scales,...
Consider humanity’s astounding progress in science during the past three hundred years. Now take a deep breath and project forward, oh say, three billion years.
I look up and I look down and I chill with awe. I look up to the universe and envision hundreds of billions of galaxies. I look down to the atom and imagine minuscule,...
Explore the beauty and mystery of the cosmos. Investigate the nature of reality and information. Delve into multiple universes, extra dimensions, and time travel. Contemplate...
The relationship between science and theology is fraught with conflict. Are science and religion at war? Does God exist or not, and can science offer any insight? Should...
Cosmos: Something/Nothing? Final Theory? Consciousness: Fundamental? Aliens? Meaning: God knows future? Eternal life? Science-religion?