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Why Can't Gravity Believers and Skeptics Get Along?

Why Can't Gravity Believers and Skeptics Get Along?

Multiple media outlets around the world covered a study published last week in the journal Nature Climate Change.* This study sought to explain why "believers" in climate change cannot get along with "skeptics" and how "believers" can argue the matter better to convince "skeptics." Seems like a fascinating dive into the sociology of science, until [...]

February 11, 2015 — Paul Thacker
Just How Resilient Is Spacetime?

Just How Resilient Is Spacetime?

A hundred years on, and the implications of Einstein's general relativity still surprise and delight

August 19, 2015 — Caleb A. Scharf

Black Stars, Not Holes

Quantum effects may prevent true black holes from forming and give rise instead to dense entities called black stars

May 21, 2013 — Carlos Barcel*amp*oacute;, Stefano Liberati, Sebastiano Sonego and Matt Visser

IgNobels 2013! Could you walk on water?

Some might say there’s only one person who could do that. But it turns out it might not be so impossible. The real trick to it? An exotic locale.

September 26, 2013 — Scicurious

The (Elusive) Theory of Everything

Physicists have long sought to find one final theory that would unify all of physics. Instead they may have to settle for several

May 21, 2013 — Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

Stand Up for Science Journalism!

Staying informed has never been more important.