A Satellite Mishap is Allowing Physicists to Test Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Two wayward satellites are being repurposed to provide the most accurate assessment yet of how gravity affects the passage of time.

Big Rip will end the universe, scientists claim

Posted in Featured, Science on 7th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The Big Rip is that eventually even the constituents of matter would start separating from each other. All the atoms would be ripped apart.

Depression Distorts People's Perception of Time, Study Finds

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new study finds that depressed people have a general feeling that time is passing more slowly, or even that it has stopped.

How Gravity Explains Why Time Never Runs Backward

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The problem of the arrow of time has been boggling minds forever...

The black hole at the birth of the Universe

Posted in Science on 8th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

The big bang poses a big question: if it was indeed the cataclysm that blasted our universe into existence 13.7 billion years ago, what sparked it?