April 12, 2021

Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76

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From BBC World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said. The British scientist was famed for his work with black holes and relativity, and wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of […]

Gadget of the week

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HERA telescope upgrades could reveal the earliest stars By Andrew Dalton From engadget The array will soon be able to see 13.7 billion years into the past. When it first went online in February 2016, the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) radio telescope in South Africa boasted 19, 42-foot-diameter antennas aimed at the “Cosmic […]

We don’t understand the universe as a whole: Scientist at IdeaFestival tells why we’re off track

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By Hope Reese From Tech Republic At IdeaFestival 2015, astronomer Bob Berman explained why our scientific approach to understanding the universe is misguided. “What do we know about the universe?” asked astronomer Bob Berman to a crowded room at IdeaFestival 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. “Why aren’t the answers satisfying? Where do they go wrong?” There’s […]